Egiodola N
Name of vine variety in France
This variety was obtained by INRA in 1954. Based on genetic testing carried out in Montpellier, this variety was prodcued by crossbreeding Abouriou and Tinta da Madeira.
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in other countries in the European Union.
In France, Egiodola is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties". This variety is likewise listed in the catalogue of Bulgaria.
Wine grape variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1988 1998 2008 2018
ha 243 320 342 184
Identification signs include:
- the tips of the young shoots have a sparse to moderate cover of flat-lying hairs,
- young leaves are yellow,
- orbicular adult leaves, 5 or 7-lobed, with petiolar sinus with slightly overlapping lobes, frequently with teeth on edge; moderate teeth with straight or convex sides; involute leaf blade with the underside having a moderate cover of upright hairs,
- round-shaped berries
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 234 239 178 188 246 240 243 239
Allel 2 149 236 247 186 204 260 248 247 271
Bud burst: 3 days before Chasselas. Grape maturity: period I, 1 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Egiodola is an early variety: fertile with moderate to strong vigor. This variety can produce a high and steady production. Pruning should be moderate in order to limit yield.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Egiodola is not very sensitive to grey rot.
Technological potential
The clusters and berries are moderate size. Egiodola can produce very colorful, generous and tannic wine.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Egiodola clone carries the number 600.
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
600    INRA        
 1978  Bordelais, Sud-Ouest