Riparia Rootstock

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  • Carmenère - Grafted
    An old Bordeaux variety largely replaced by Merlot in France, but widely grown in Chile where vines planted as Merlot turned out to be Carmenère. Ripens later than Merlot but earlier than Cabernet Sauvignon.
  • Chambourcin - Grafted
    Chambourcin is a late ripening grape that can produce a highly rated red wine when fully mature. It requires a long growing season and at least 3000 GDD to fully mature. Vines tend to over-produce, so some cluster thinni...
  • Merlot - Grafted
    Merlot is Bourdeaux's most planted grape variety, known for its smooth texture and outstanding varietal wines, but often blended with Cabernet Sauvignon. Earlier ripening than Cabernet Sauvignon, but not as winter hardy.
  • Noiret – Grafted
    Noiret produces an excellent full-bodied, richly colored wine. The wines can resemble Shiraz (Syrah) with a distinct black pepper character, moderate tannins, and notes of raspberry, blackberry and mint. Vines are vigoro...
  • Cabernet Franc - Grafted
    A component of many Bordeaux blends, Cabernet Franc matures earlier than Cabernet Sauvignon and is more suitable for cooler climates. One of the more winter hardy vinifera varieties, it is becoming more popular in easte...
  • Fleurtai - Grafted
    Fleurtai (Tocai Friulano x 20-3) is one of two of the mildew resistant VCR varieties that has shown 'excellent' resistance to both Downy and Powdery Mildew. Fleurai's golden-green colored berries produce a delightful, wh...
  • Soreli - Grafted
    Soreli (Tocai Friulano x 20-3) joins mildew resistant variety, Fleurtai of the VCR varieties with excellent resistance to both Downy and Powdery mildew. While Soreli can hold it's own in a bottle, Soreli and Fleurtai hav...
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