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Jacquez

The red grape variety originates from the USA. Synonyms are Troya (Australia); Jacquez, Jacquet (France); Tintiglia (Italy); Lenoir (Mexico); Alabama, Black El Paso, Black July, Black Spanish, Blue French, Blue French Grape, Burgundy, Cigar Box Grape, Clarence, Devereaux, El Paso, French Grape, Jack, Jacques, Jaquez, July Cherry, Long Laliman, Longworth's Ohio, Mac Candless, Madeira, Segar Box, Sherry of the South, Springstein, Sumpter, Thurmond, Tintiglia, Warren (USA); Zakez and Zsake. It shares many of these synonyms with the varieties Devereaux and Ohio. These are possibly related. The US botanist Thomas Volney Munson (1843-1913) later assigned the hybrid to the species Vitis bourquina (ex wild vine Vitis aestivalis x Vitis cinerea). According to the VIVC catalogue, it originates from a cross between Vitis aestivalis x Vitis vinifera. However, according to analyses by the South African biochemist Dr Jeronimo Rodrigues, some facts indicate that it is a cross between Vitis berlandieri x Vitis vinifera. Jacquez was a crossing partner in the new varieties Black Herbemont and Jacquez à Gros Grains.

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