Mayorquin B
Name of vine variety in France
This vine variety could originally be from North Africa where it is called Farana.
There are no officially recognized synonyms for this variety in France.In Italie, Mayorquin B can officially be called by the name "Damaschino B".
In France, Mayorquin B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".

This vine variety is likewise listed in the Catalogue of Italy.
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1979 1988 2016
ha 1 4 0
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoot has a very dense coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are yellow,
- the shoot has a flattened or faciated internode cross section,
- adult leaves are light green, large, 5 lobes with a slightly open petiolar snus or with slightly overlapping lobes frequently with a tooth on the edge, moderate size teeth with straight sides, an absence of anthocyanin coloration of veins, colored petioles; smooth leaf blade, shiny, upturned and the underside with a moderate coat of upright and flat-lying hairs,
- round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 141 225 239 176 186 252 240 247 249
Allel 2 143 238 243 191 188 258 254 257 271
Bud burst: 6 days after Chasselas. Grape maturity: period II, 3 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Mayorquin B is very vigorous, fertile and productive and must be short-pruned. Mayorquin B is well adapted to dry, sandy and clay soils.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Mayorquin B is especially susceptible to downy mildew. It displays little susceptibility to grey rot.
Technological potential
The grape clusters and berries are very large. Mayorquin B produces ordinary, neutral and average wine.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Mayorquin B clone carries the number 1119.
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
1119  Hérault  IFV        
         Distinctive wines of the variety