Chasselas Muscat B
Name of vine variety in France
Chasselas Muscat
Origin
This variety is the muscat flavor mutation of Chasselas B.
Synonymy
No synonym is officially recognized in France, nor in other countries of the European Union.
Regulations
In France, Chasselas Muscat B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Use
Table grape variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
2016
ha 0
Description
The description corresponds to Chasselas B, except for the berry flavor when ripe is slightly muscat flavored.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 225 239 182 194 252 240 216 239
Allel 2 141 234 247 186 204 260 254 267 239
Phenology
Bud burst: 2 days before Chasselas B.
Grape maturity: period I, same as Chasselas B.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
The aptitudes of Chasselas Muscat B are comparable to Chasselas B.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
The response to disease is similar to Chasselas B.
Technological potential
The grape clusters and berries are small to moderate size.
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.