Bouquettraube B
Name of vine variety in France
This variety was obtained in Germany in the 19th century. Based on genetic analyses carried out in Montpellier, it was derived from the crossbreeding of Sylvaner B and Frankenthal N.
No synonym is officially recognized in France, nor in other countries of the European Union.
In France, Bouquettraube B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1979 1988 2016
ha 10 8 9 0
Identification signs include:
- the tip fo the young shoot has a slight to moderate coat of flat-lying hairs,
- young leaves are yellow with bronze patches,
-adult leaves are orbicular or pentagonal shaped, whole or 3-lobed with a closed petiolar sinus, shallow upper lateral sinuses, short teeth compared to width at base with convex sides, an absence of anthocyanin pigmentation of veins, twisted leaf blade, revolute, cupped and folded near the petiolar point and the underside with a slight coat of upright hairs,
- round-shaped and slightly flat berries which are slightly aromatic.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 133 223 243 178 188 250 248 227 271
Allel 2 149 236 247 191 192 260 254 235 271
Bud burst: 5 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period II, 3 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
This variety is sufficiently fertile. It is generally long pruned and trained.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Bouquettraube B is not very susceptible to grey rot.
Technological potential
the grape clusters and berries are large. Bouquettraube B produces light, acid and slightly aromatic 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.
- Ampélographie. P. Viala et V. Vermorel, 1902-1910, Ed. Masson, Paris.