Léon Millot N
Name of vine variety in France
Léon Millot
Origin
Léon Millot or 194-2 Kuhlmann (an interspecific hybrid) is derived from the crossbreeding of a rootstock seedling 101-14 MGt and Goldriesling B.
Synonymy
In France, this variety can officially be called "194-2 Kuhlmann" for plant propagation matter.
Regulations
In France, Léon Millot N is officially listed in the  "Catalogue of vine varieties".

This vine variety is listed in the Catalogues of other European Union member states: Denmark, Great Britain, Netherlands and Sweden.
Use
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 2000 2008 2016
ha 271 215 123 97 64
Description
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the Young shoot has a moderate coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are green,
- adult leaves are orbicular or wedge-shaped , whole with a slightly open U-shaped petiolar sinus; moderate teeth with convex sides; a slightly bubbled leaf blade near the petiolar point, upturned and the underside with a slight coat of upright hairs ion the veins,
- round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 122 223 239 178 180 246 238 214 271
Allel 2 149 263 255 183 194 256 254 227 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 1 day before Chasselas.
Grape maturity: early, 1 and 1/2 weeks before Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Léon Millot N is vigorous and displays horizontal growth and must be long pruned.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Léon Millot N resists well againt downy mildew but is somewhat susceptible to powdery mildew.
Technological potential
Grape clusters are small to moderate in size, not very compact and the berries are likewise small to moderate in size. The sugar accumulation potential is good. Léon Millot N produces acceptable wine quality with the presence of anthocyanin diglucosides.
Clonal selection in France
There are no approved clones for this variety at the present time.
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 1. P. Galet, 1988, Ed. Dehan, Montpellier.