Garonnet N
Name of vine variety in France
Garonnet (an interspecific hybrid) results from the crossbreeding of Chancellor (or 7053 Seibel) and Subéreux (or 6905 Seibel).
In France, this variety can officially be called "18283 Seyve-Villard" regarding plant propagation material. There is no officially recognized synonym in the other countries of the European Union.
In France, Garonnet is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list and classified.
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 1988 2000 2008 2018
ha 4902 4604 56 29 19 10
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a low density of prostate hairs,
- the green young leaves,
- the circular adult leaves, with five lobes, a slightly open or closed U-shaped petiole sinus, medium teeth with straight sides, an involute goffered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, no or a very low density of erect and prostate hairs,
 - the round-shaped or ovoid berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 223 243 184 188 250 240 227 255
Allel 2 143 232 251 186 194 262 240 257 271
Bud burst: same as Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Garonnet is vigorous, fairly fertile with a semi-erect bearing. It can be managed by moderate long pruning. Garonnet is also a little susceptible to drought.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Garonnet is fairly susceptible to downy mildew, powdery mildew and grey rot. This variety must be grafted.
Technological potential
The bunches are medium to large in size, compact and the berries are medium in size. Garonnet produces ordinary wines, not very intensely colored but with the presence of diglucoside anthocyanins.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Garonnet clone carries the number 1193.
Bibliographic references
- Catalogue des variétés et clones de vigne cultivés en France. Collectif, 2007, Ed. IFV, Le Grau-du-Roi, France.
- Documentary collections of the Centre de Ressources Biologiques de la Vigne de Vassal-Montpellier, INRAE - Montpellier SupAgro, Marseillan, France.
- Cépages et vignobles de France, tome 1. P. Galet, 1988, Ed. Dehan, Montpellier, France.
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
1193  Hérault  IFV - INRA        
 2013  Languedoc-Roussillon        
         distinctive wines of the vine variety