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Plant droit

The red grape variety comes from France. Synonyms are Cinsaut Droit, Espanenc, Plant Dressé ( France ); Garnacha Francesa ( Spain ). Despite apparently indicative synonyms, it may not be used with the varieties Cinsault or Garnacha Tinta be confused. According to 2009 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 analysis, she is a parent of the Portuguese variety Olho de Cocco, The medium-ripening, productive vine is very susceptible to Botrytis but resistant to drought (Dryness). It produces rather low-alcohol, pale red wines. The variety is in the range Châteauneuf-du-Pape (not approved in this). In 2010, 19 hectares of vineyards were recorded with a downward trend (Kym Anderson ).

Plant droit - grape and leaf

Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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