Aramon gris G
Name of vine variety in France
Aramon gris
Origin
This variety corresponds to the grey mutation of Aramon N.
Synonymy
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in other countries in the European Union.
Regulations
In France, Aramon gris G is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Use
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 1979 1988 1998 2008 2016
ha 1356 1145 387 125 111 41 15
Description
The description corresponds to that of Aramon N, except for the berry skin color when ripe is grey.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 232 239 178 188 240 240 227 249
Allel 2 141 232 243 191 196 260 254 259 249
Phenology
Bud burst: 2 days after Chasselas. Grape maturity: period III, 4 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
The aptitudes are comparable to those of Aramon N.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Aramon gris G displays the same characteristics as Aramon N.
Technological potential
Grape clusters are large and the berries are very large. Aramon gris G only produces common white wines without any particular qualities.
Clonal selection in France
There are no approved clones for this variety at the present time.
Bibliographic references
- Catalogue des variétés et clones devigne cultivés en France. Collectif, 2007, Ed. IFV, Le Grau-du-Roi.
- Documentation interne du Domaine deVassal. 1949-2011, INRA, Marseillan-plage.
- Cépages et vignobles de France, tome 2. P. Galet, 1990, Ed. Dehan, Montpellier.
- Traité général de viticulture,Ampélographie. P. Viala et V. Vermorel, 1901-1910, Ed. Masson,Paris.