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Cinsaut

Cinsaut is a double use grapevine variety (wine grape, table grape) of French origin with a significant widespread in the Mediterranean countries. Cinsaut is cultivated in southern France (50000 ha), Algeria (60000 ha), South Africa (15000 ha under the name Hermitage), Italy (3000 ha, under the name Ottavianello), USA (California 300 ha under the name Black Malvoisie) and in smaller surface areas in other wine-producing countries. In Greece, Cinsaut was imported after the invasion of phylloxera (1898). Today, it occupies a surface area of 500 ha. Its cultivation is recommended for Prefecture of Messinia and it is allowed in the viticultural areas of Thessaly, Macedonia, Thrace and Dodecanese. Cinsaut is known as Senzo and Galliko (in Greece), Oillade, Cinq-saou, Boudales, Plant d’Arles and other names.

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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 133 133 228 228 188 204 255 259 243 247 239 249 180 182 228 234 256 262
Pl@nt Grape 131 131 223 223 188 204 256 260 243 247 239 248 176 178 227 233 255 261
SVMD 133 133 226 226 189 205 255 259 243 247 - - 179 181 - - - -