Arriloba B
Name of vine variety in France
This variety was obtained in 1954 by INRA by crossbreeding Raffiat de Moncade and Sauvignon.
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in the other countries of the European Union, for this variety.
In France, Arriloba is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list and classified.
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of area under vines in France
1988 2000 2008 2018
ha 10 58 59 33
The identification is based on:
- the green young leaves with bronze spots,
- the adult leaves with three lobes (rarely five lobes), an open U-shaped petiole sinus, long teeth with straight sides, a moderate anthocyanin coloration of veins, a twisted, involute leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, a low to medium density of erect and prostate hairs,
- the round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 223 239 178 188 244 240 235 239
Allel 2 131 229 249 186 188 246 240 245 239
Bud burst: same as Chasselas.
Grape maturity: early-season, 1 week after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
This variety is vigorous, fertile and productive. It is sometimes susceptible to dessication of the stems and would appear well adapted to machine harvesting.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Arriloba resists well to grey rot (thick skin).
Technological potential
The bunches are medium in size and the berries are very small. The wines produced are quite fine and slightly aromatic.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Arriloba clone carries the number 762.
Bibliographic references
- Catalogue des variétés et clones de vigne cultivés en France. Collectif, 2007, Ed. IFV, Le Grau-du-Roi, France.
- Documentary collections of the Centre de Ressources Biologiques de la Vigne de Vassal-Montpellier, INRAE - Montpellier SupAgro, Marseillan, France.
- Dictionnaire encyclopédique des cépages et de leurs synonymes. P. Galet, 2015, Ed. Libre&Solidaire, France.
Description of clones approved in France
Identity and availability Agronomic data Technical data
Clone number Origin Selection Fertility Production level Sugar content Potential color
Year approved Agronomic references Weight of grape clusters Vigor Total acidity Tannic structure
Growing surface area Size of berries Sensitivity to Botrytis Aromatic intensity Oenological aptitudes
762    INRA        
 1982  Bordelais, Sud-Ouest        
 0.94 ha