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Tressot Noir

The red grape variety comes from France, Synonyms are Bon Tressot, Bourguignon, Bourguignon Noir, Morillon Noir, Nairien, Noirien, Petit Nerre, Resseau, Treceaux, Tresseau, Tressiot, Tressiot Enrage, Tressot, Vérot and Petit Verrot. Despite apparently suggestive synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Gascon. Négrette. Pinot Noir. Poulsard or Trousseau Noir be confused. According to in 2013 DNA analysis she is a parent of the variety Duras (previously it was considered a direct descendant of this variety). It is a parent variety of Genouillet (With Gouais Blanc ) and Robin Noir (With Mondeuse Blanche ). color mutations are Tressot Panache and the no longer cultivated Tressot Blanc .

Tressot Noir - grape and leaf

Tressot Noir is a very old variety, because it was first mentioned under the name Treceaux in 1394 and then in 1562 in the Yonne department of Burgundy. The medium maturing vine is susceptible to real ones mildew and is difficult to graft, which caused its decline. It produces dark-colored, tannin, alcohol and acid-rich red wines. The almost extinct variety is in the department of Yonne (northwest Burgundy ) only grown on less than one hectare (Kym Anderson ).

Source: 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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