Pinot Noir Pommard Grape Vine
Named for the Pommard region of Burgundy where it’s historically been grown, Pinor Noir Pommard produces deeper and darker fruits than most clones. While the region it was historically grown in makes lighter bodied reds, Pommard stands out as a big bold red amongst the Chardonnay and other Pinot Noir clones grown in the region. Wines made from this clone often age better than the lighter bodied Pinots and have a more intense aroma of dark fruits with rich, ripe tannins.
We are pleased to offer home winemakers the chance to grow superior selections of their favorite wine grape varieties. These Pinot fin (small berried) varieties are eagerly sought after by award-winning winemakers throughout the world. The greater skin to flesh ratio is important as the skin contains the highest concentrations of color, aroma, and flavor. As these varieties will prove, great wine is indeed made in the vineyard! Wine grade are hardy to minus 10 degrees F., USDA Zone 6.
Latin Name: Vitis vinifera
Site and Soil: Grapes like full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil. Grapes are drought resistant once they are established.
Rootstock Description: 101-14
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile.
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 10° F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in width on fence, trellis, or other support.
Bloom Time: May
Ripening Time: Late September
Yield: 10-15 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Repel birds with flash tape or cover plants with bird netting.
USDA Zone: 7
Sunset Western Zone: Not stated
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not stated