Mauzac rose Rs
Name of vine variety in France
Mauzac rose
This vine variety corresponds to the rosé mutation of Mauzac B.
No synonym is officially recognized in France for this variety, nor in other countries in the European Union.
In France, Mauzac rose Rs is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine and eaux-de-vie vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 1979 1988 2000 2008 2016
ha 504 463 466 328 61 40 19
The description corresponds to Mauzac B, except for the berry skin color which at maturity is pink color.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 227 239 182 188 252 248 227 239
Allel 2 149 229 249 188 200 252 248 233 239
Bud burst: 4 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period II, 3 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Thsi variety displays the same growing and production characteristics as Mauzac B.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Disease susceptibiity and resistance to diseases is comparable to Mauzac B, with a lesser susceptibility to grey rot.
Technological potential
Grape clusters and berries are moderate in size. Mauzac rose Rs characteristics are close to Mauzac B.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Mauzac rose Rs clone carries the number 948. A conservatory with 50 clones was set up in the vineyards in the Gaillac region (Tarn) in 1998.
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, 1990, Ed. Dehan, Montpellier.
- Ampélographie. P. Viala et V. Vermorel, 1902-1910, Ed. Masson, Paris.
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
948  Tarn  ENTAV        
 1990  Tarn        
Clone conforms to grape variety characteristics.