Arrouya N
Name of vine variety in France
This vine variety is originally from the Pyrénées-Atlantiques.
No synonym is officially recognized in France, nor in other countries of the European Union.
In France, Arrouya N is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1979 1988 2016
ha 1 109 80 0.2
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoot has a very thick coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are green with bronze patches,
- adult leaves are orbicular, whole or 3-lobed with shallow lateral sinuses, an open petiolar sinus, short teeth; short to moderate size teeth with straight or convex edges; a flat and slightly wavy leaf blade and the underside with a moderate to thick coat of upright and flat-lying hairs,
- elliptical-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 229 243 182 188 246 240 235 271
Allel 2 149 234 247 186 204 246 254 243 271
Bud burst: 8 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period III, 4 and 1/2 to 5 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Arrouya N has good vigor, not very fertile when short-pruned but which becomes fairly productive when long pruned. Due to its late nature, it must be planted in hot climate zones.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Arrouya N is a little sensitive to grey rot (compact grape clusters).
Technological potential
Grape clusters are moderate size and compact while the berries are very small to small. Arrouya N produces common wines, rather acid, not very colorful but astringent with sometimes slight bitter notes.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Arrouya N clone carries the number 1112.
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.
- Traité général de viticulture, Ampélographie. P. Viala et V. Vermorel, 1901-1910, Ed. Masson, Paris.
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
1112  Pyrénées-Atlantiques  IFV