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Grape Variety: Black Spanish

Variety Name Black Spanish
TTB Approved Name(s) Lenoir
Common Synonyms Jacquez, Lenoir
All Synonyms Alabama, Archer, Black El Paso, Black July, Black Lenoir, Black Souvigon, Black Spanish, Blue French, Blue Grape of the South, Burgundy, Cigar Box Grape, Clarence, Devereaux, Devereux, Early Black, El Paso, Harris, Jac, Jack, Jacques, Jacques a Gros Grains, Jacquet, Jacquez, July Sherry, Le Noir, Lenoir Jacquez, Long, Longworth's Ohio, Ohio
Countries of Origin United States
Species Vitis aestivalis x Vitis vinifera
Pedigree Vitis aestivalis, Vitis vinifera
References
Berry Color Black
Uses Wine, Jelly, Juice, Table
Comments This variety is known in Europe by the prime name Jacquez. Vitis International Variety Catalogue. Two of the synonyms used in the United States for the variety, Lenoir and Black Spanish, have been confirmed by DNA analysis. Jerry Dangl, Plant Identification Lab Manager, Foundation Plant Services, UC Davis. The Black Spanish variety is grown in Texas, where it is used to make port wines. It is reportedly resistant to Pierce's Disease. Jacques and Listan Prieto (Mission in the United States) share the synonym Black Spanish but are not the same variety.

Black Spanish Selections available from FPS

Information about:          Selection Numbers     |     Registration Status
  Black Spanish 01.1
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Protocol 2010 Qualifies for Protocol 2010. (This selection planted in Russell Ranch)
Source Watson Vineyard, in Cat Spring, Texas
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Comments This 'Austin County, Texas' clone of Black Spanish came to Foundation Plant Services in 2010 from Dr. Mark Black of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M System, in Uvalde, Texas. The original material was obtained from Jerry Watson (the Watson Vineyard) in Cat Spring, Texas. The original material underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy at FPS in 2010. The treated material successfully completed testing to qualify for the Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard in 2013.

  Black Spanish 02.1
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Protocol 2010 Qualifies for Protocol 2010. (This selection planted in Russell Ranch)
Source Rice Vineyard in New Ulm, Texas
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Comments This 'Austin County, Texas' clone of Favorite came to Foundation Plant Services in 2010 from Dr. Mark Black at the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M System, in Uvalde, Texas. The original material was obtained from Louise Rice (the Rice Vineyard) in New Ulm, Texas. The original material underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy at FPS in 2010. The treated material successfully completed testing to qualify for the FPS Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard in 2015.