Danam B
Name of vine variety in France
Danam
Origin
This variety was obtained in 1958 by INRA by crossbreeding Dabouki B and Muscat de Hambourg N.
Synonymy
No synonym is officially recognized in France, nor in other countries of the European Union.
Regulations
In France, Danam B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".

This variety is likewise listed in the Catalogue of Portugal.
Use
Table grape variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1988 2000 2016
ha 3 1 0
Description
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoot has a slight to moderate coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are green with bronze patches,
- adult leaves are orbicular-shaped, 5 lobes with a U-shaped petiolar sinus, open to parallel edges, long teeth with straight sides, absence of anthocyanin pigmentation of veins, strongly bubbled leaf blade, jagged and the underside with an absence or vert slight coat of upright and flat-lying hairs,
- short elliptical-shaped berries
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 147 229 249 180 186 240 244 235 271
Allel 2 149 232 249 182 188 248 254 257 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 5 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period II, 3 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Danam B displays moderate to strong vigor. It is not very affected by coulure and millerandage and it is generally short pruned.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Danam B is not very prone to rot.
Technological potential
The grape clusters are very large. The berries are likewise very large with a thick skin and a simple flavor pulp. The yield potential is high and it can be transported fairly well.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Danam B clone carries the number 498.
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
498    INRA        
 1976