Italia Rubi Rg
Name of vine variety in France
Italia Rubi
Origin
This variety corresponds to a red mutation of Italia which appeared in Brazil.
Synonymy
 
Regulations
In France,Italia Rubi Rg is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Use
Table grape variety.
Evolution of area under vines in France
2016
ha 2
Description
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. 
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 229 243 176 192 256 238 233 251
Allel 2 147 236 247 191 204 258 248 243 271
Phenology
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.
Technological potential
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.
Bibliographic references
- 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