Genouillet N
Name of vine variety in France
Genouillet
Origin
This vine variety is native to the center of France and based on published genetic analyses, is the result of the crossbreeding of Gouais B and Tressot N.
Synonymy
There are no existing officially recognized synonyms in France for this variety.
Regulations
In France, Genouillet N is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" since September 2011.
Use
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 2016
ha 2 3.6
Description
Identification signs include:
- the tips of the young shoots have a sparse to moderate coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are green with bronze patches,
- the shoots have red stripes,
- wedge or heart-shaped adult leaves, 3 or 5 lobes with deep upper lateral sinuses and a slightly opne V-shaped petiolar sinus; small to moderate size teeth with straight sides or with one convex and one concave side; slight anthocyanin coloration of veins; an upturned, jagged and bubbled leaf blade and the underside with a slight to moderate coat of upright hairs and an absence of flat-lying hairs,
- round-shaped or slightly elliptical-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 223 249 178 200 244 238 216 239
Allel 2 137 232 249 186 204 246 238 245 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 5 days after Chasselas. Grape maturity: period II, 2 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Genouillet N is moderately vigorous and should preferably be short pruned. The shoots grow semi-erect.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Genouillet N is susceptible to grey rot.
Technological potential
Genouillet N grape clusters are moderate size and compact and the berries are milkewise moderate size. This grape variety produces fresh, light, colored and pleasant wines.
Clonal selection in France
There are no approved clones for this vine variety at the present time.
Bibliographic references
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