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Grenache

Grenache is an old wine grape variety of Spanish origin, known since the 15th century. It is cultivated in France (94000 ha, together with the variations Grenache blanc, Grenache gris), Spain (95000 ha), Italy (11500 ha), Tunisia (9000 ha) and elsewhere. In Greece, it was imported more than 30 years ago and today, it occupies a surface area of 200 ha approximately. The cultivation of Grenache is recommended for the viticultural areas of Dodecanese, Thrace, Crete, Prefectures of Achaia, Elia, Messinia, Attica, Piraeus, Evvoia, Viotia, Fthiotida, Larissa, Thessaloniki, Chalkidiki, Kilkis, Pieria and Drama, while it is allowed for Prefectures of Kavala, Magnisia, Trikala. Grenache is known with various synonyms, such as Garnacha, Garnacha tinta, Granache, Alicante, Grenache rouge, Grenache noir, Tinto aragonés and other names.

Classification Schemes

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Ampelographic Description


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Genetic profile

Microsatellites VVS2 VVMD5 VrZAG62 VrZAG79 VVMD7 VVMD25 VVMD27 VVMD28 VVMD32
Source A1 A2 A1 A2 A1 A2 A1 A2 A1 A2 A1 A2 A1 A2 A1 A2 A1 A2
VIVC 137 145 228 242 188 188 257 257 239 243 241 255 195 195 244 244 240 250
Pl@nt Grape 135 143 223 238 188 188 258 258 239 243 240 254 191 191 243 243 239 249
SVMD 137 145 226 240 189 189 257 257 239 243 - - 194 194 - - - -