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Portan

The red grape variety is a new breed between Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ) x Portugais Bleu ( Blue Portuguese ). The crossing took place in 1958 France by the French ampelographer Paul Truel in the Domaine de Vassal (branch office of the university Montpellier ). The breeding target was a Grenache-like variety. The early ripening vine is sensitive to real ones mildew and Black spots disease, It produces bright red wines with soft tannins for a quick enjoyment, which are mainly used as a blend. It will be in Languedoc grown, the largest share in the department Aude (234 ha). In 2010, a total of 264 hectares were recorded in France. There should also be a small inventory in the Spanish area Penedès give.

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