Bouillet N
Name of vine variety in France
Bouillet
Origin
This variety is originally from the south west of France.
Synonymy
No synonym is officially recognized in France, nor in other countries of the European Union.
Regulations
In France, Bouillet N is officially listed in the  "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Use
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 1979 1988 2000 2008 2016
ha 176 158 62 19 2 2 0.5
Description
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoots have a heavy coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are green,
- adult leaves are moderate in size, 3-lobed with a petiolar sinus with a U-shaped base, open; small teeth, long compared to width at base with straight sides, moderate anthocyanin pigmentation of veins; a slighty wavy leaf blade, sometimes cupped and the underside with a slight coat of upright hairs and a moderate to heavy coat of flat-lying hairs,
- round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 223 239 178 188 244 238 233 251
Allel 2 149 236 239 186 196 246 248 257 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 5 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period II, 3 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Bouillet N is very fertile even when short pruned. The shoots grow semi-erect.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Bouillet N is susceptible to grey rot.
Technological potential
Grape clusters and berries are large. Bouillet N produces low quality, oftentimse acid and somewhat bitter wines.
Clonal selection in France
There are no approved clones for this variety at the present time.
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.