Italia Rubi Rg
Name of vine variety in France
This variety corresponds to a red mutation of Italia which appeared in Brazil.
In France,Italia Rubi Rg is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Table grape variety.
Evolution of area under vines in France
Identification signs are the same as Italia B, except for the skin color of the berries, which in this case is red when completely ripe.
Bud burst: 6 days after Chasselas.Grape maturity: period III, 4 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Italia Rubi Rg is sensitive to millerandage and slightly sensitive to black stem. It is a vigorous variety, semi-horizontal growth which must be trained and long-pruned.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Italia Rubi Rg is sensitive to downy mildew and grey rot.
The clusters are large, conical-shaped and moderately compact. The berries are likewise large but occasionally the size and color are not homogeneous. Skin thickness is moderate with fleshy pulp. The flavor is pleasant, slightly muscaté.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Italia Rubi Rg clone carries the number 1122.
- Documentation interne du Domaine de Vassal. 1949-2011, INRA, Marseillan-plage.
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|
|1122||● Gironde||■ Sica La Tapy - IFV||❒||✽||✦||✣|
|✚ 2009||✱ Vaucluse||◆||◗||✖||❖|
|▲ 0,90 ha||❍||★||▼||✪|
|Clone conforms to variety characteristics|