Viognier

COMMON SYNONYM: Bergeron, Barbin, Rebolot, Greffou, Picotin Blanc, Vionnier, Petiti Vionnier, Viogne, Galopine, Vugava bijela
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: France
SPECIES: V. vinifera
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USE: Wine
VIGOR: Low to moderate
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CLONES OFFERED: 01, 05

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

OTHER INFORMATION: Viognier does not grow well in shallow, dry soils. The canopy is somewhat open, with slender, pendant canes that need support. Vines are only moderately vigorous, close spacings are suitable: in moderate soils plant 4 to 6 feet in row, and in deep soils plant 6 to 8 feet in row. Produces fragrant wines with good acidity, tannin structure and high alcohol.