Aubin vert B
Name of vine variety in France
Aubin vert
Origin
This variety is originally from the north east of France (Lorraine) and based on published genetic analyses was derived from the crossbreeding of Gouais B and Pinot.
Synonymy
No synonym is recognized in France  nor in other countries in the European Union.
Regulations
In France, Aubin vert B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Use
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
2016
ha 0
Description
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoot has a moderate to heavy coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are green with bronze patches,
- the shoot has red colored internodes,
- 3-lobed adult leaves with a V-shaped petiolar sinus or parallele edges, slight anthocyanin pigmentation of evines, slightly wavy leaf blade and the underside with a moderate coat of flat-lying hairs, 
- the berries are round-shaped or obovoid shaped.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 141 225 239 176 188 238 248 227 239
Allel 2 149 232 243 186 196 246 254 235 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 6 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period I, 1 and 1/2 to 2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Aubin vert B is rather fertile and productive and must be moderately pruned.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Aubin vert B woould appear not to be particularly sensitive to disease.
Technological potential
The grape clusters are large and the berries are moderate size. Aubin vert B produces common wines, not very alcoholic and relatively acid.
Clonal selection in France
There are no clones for this variety at the present time. Surveys are being carried out recently in vineyards in the north east of France.
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.