Arriloba B
Name of vine variety in France
This variety was obtained in 1954 by INRA by crossbreeding Raffiat de Moncade B and Sauvignon B.
No synonym is officially recognized in France, nor in other countries in the European Union.
In France, Arriloba B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1988 2000 2008 2016
ha 10 58 59 34
Identification signs include:
-the young leaves are green with bronze patches,
- adult leaves are 3-lobed (rarely 5 lobes) with an open U-shaped petiolar sinus, long teeth with straight sides, moderate anthocyanin pigmentation of veins, jagged leaf blade, involute and the underside with a sparse to moderate coat of upright and flat-lying hairs,
- 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: period I, 1 week after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
This variety is vigorous, fertile and productive. It is sometimes susceptible to black stem disease and would appear well adapted to machine harvesting.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Arriloba B resists well to grey rot (thick skin).
Technological potential
Grape clusters are moderate sized and the berries are very small. The wine produced is fairly fine and slightly scented.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Arriloba B 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.
- Documentation interne du Domaine de Vassal. 1949-2011, INRA, Marseillan-plage.
- Cépages et vignobles de France, tome 2. P. Galet, 1990, Ed. Dehan, Montpellier.
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