Pinot Gris

COMMON SYNONYM: Pinot grigio, Pinot burot, Fromenteau
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: France
SPECIES: V. vinifera
BREEDER: Burgundy, France
PEDIGREE: Mutation of Pinot Noir
USE: Wine
VIGOR: Low
BUDBREAK:
HARVEST TIMING: Early
CLONES OFFERED: 01, 05, 09

Information from the National Grape Registry, www.ngr.ucdavis.edu

OTHER INFORMATION: Produces grapes of different colors – pink, copper/gray and brown/pink which are used to make white wine. Thrives in a cool climate, coastal regions and long growing season. Can produce high sugars and low acidity. Several Pinot Gris clones resist bunch rot well.