Chasselas rose Rs
Name of vine variety in France
Chasselas rose
This variety is the pink mutation of Chasselas B.
No official synonym is recognized for this variety in France.In the European Union, Chasselas rose Rs can officially be called by other names.: Chasselas Roxo (Portugal), Chasselas rouge (Germany), Chasselas roz (Romania), Chrupka cervena (Czech republic), Fendant Roux (Germany), Gutedel (Germany), Gutedel rot (Czech republic), Piros chasselas (Hungary), Rdeca zlatnina (Slovenia), Roter Gutedel (Germany)
In France, Chasselas rose Rs is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".This variety is likewise listed in the Catalogues of other member countries of the European Union: Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Czech republic, Romania and Slovenia.
Wine and table grape variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 1979 2000 2008 2016
ha 55 19 28 86 94 39
The description corresponds to Chasselas B, except the skin color of the berries when ripe is pink.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 225 239 182 194 252 240 216 239
Allel 2 141 234 247 186 204 260 254 267 239
Bud burst: 3 days after Chasselas B. Grape maturity: period I, same as Chasselas B.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
The aptitudes of Chasselas rose Rs are very close to Chasselas B.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
The behavior with disease is similar to Chasselas B.
Technological potential
The grape clusters and berries ar moderate in size.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Chasselas rose Rs clone carries the number 61, which has been selected for wine grape production.
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.
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
61  Haut-Rhin  INRA        
 1971  Alsace        
Clone used for wine grape production. In collections, it is characterized by its fairly low production potential and its good quality.