The red variety comes from France. Synonyms are Cinsaut Droit, Espanenc, Plant Dressé ( France ); Garnacha Francesa ( Spain ). It is not allowed, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms, with the varieties Cinsault or Garnacha Tinta be confused. According to 2009 were done DNA analysis There is a close relationship to the variety Clairette, Plant Droit comes from the area Vaucluse in the southeast of the country. According to DNA analyzes, she is a parent of the Portuguese species Olho de Cocco, The medium maturing, high yielding vine is very prone to Botrytis, but resistant to drought (Dryness). It produces rather low-alcohol, pale red wines. The species is in the range Châteauneuf-du-Pape (in this but not allowed) grown. In 2010, 19 hectares of vineyards were recorded with decreasing tendency (Kym Anderson ).
Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)