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self-rooted (GB)
a piedo franco (I)

Designation (also direct carrier, Self carrier, root vine) for one Rebstock if lower (rhizome) and upper part ( scion ) of the same plant. That means no finishing is done. Worldwide, 90% of vines are used, because only one of them resistance against the phylloxera is guaranteed. But there are individual countries, areas and wineries with rootless vineyards. Examples are the Greek island Santorini. Cyprus, large areas in Chile and the Portuguese area Colares, Prerequisites include a special one soil type or high vineyards like in Italian aosta Valley in the area Blanc de Morgex et de la Salle, In many other countries such as in Germany. Austria and the Switzerland, there are individual wineries that can use at least in part rootless vines by favorable conditions. See also below Weingarten Care,

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