Mireille B
Name of vine variety in France
Mireille
Origin
This vine variety was obtained by H. Agnel by crossbreeding Italia B and la Perle de Csaba B.
Synonymy
No synonym is officially recognized in France for this variety, nor in other countries in the European Union.
Regulations
In France, Mireille B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".

This vine variety is likewise listed in the Catalogue of Portugal.
Use
Table grape vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
2016
ha 0
Description
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoots has a sparse coat of flat-lying hairs,
- bronze or green young leaves with bronze patches,
- orbicular adult leaves, 5 lobes with deep lateral sinuses, an open or slightly open petiolar sinus with a U-shaped base; moderate size teeth, striaght sides, slight or moderate anthocyanin coloration of veins; shiny leaf blade, slightly jagged and the underside with an absence of flat-lying hairs and a moderate coat of upright hairs, 
- elliptical-shaped berries with a muscaté flavor.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 229 243 176 204 256 238 233 271
Allel 2 131 234 247 178 204 260 240 267 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 8 days before Chasselas.
Grape maturity: early, 3 weeks before Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Mireille B has moderate vigor and it grows semi-erect to horizontal. It must be trained and can be short or moderately long pruned.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Mireille B is not very susceptible to grey rot.
Technological potential
Grape clusters are small and the berries have a pleasant taste and are small with fleshy pulp. They wither quickly after the harvest.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Mireille B clone carries the number 599.
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 2. P. Galet, 1990, Ed. Dehan, Montpellier.
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
599    INRA        
 1978