Mondeuse blanche B
Name of vine variety in France
Mondeuse blanche
This vine variety is originally from the Savoie region and it does not correspond to the white mutation of Mondeuse N. It is a distinct vine variety.
In France, Mondeuse blanche B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1979 1988 1998 2008 2016
ha 1 21 7 5 6 7.2
Identification signs include:
- the tip fo the young shoot has a moderate coat of flat-lying hairs,
- young bronze leaves,
- adult leaves are light green of average size, orbicular with 5 lobes with an open petiolar sinus with a U-shaped base; lateral sinuese with a V-shaped base, long teeth compared to width at base, convex sides, an absence of anthocyanin coloration of veins; slightly bubbled leaf blade and the underside withan absence or very slight coat of upright and flat-lying hairs,
- round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 225 239 186 188 252 240 216 239
Allel 2 149 229 260 188 194 260 262 257 261
Bud burst: 5 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period III, 4 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Mondeuse blanche B is a trailing vine variety.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
This vine variety is not very susceptible to grey rot.
Technological potential
Grape clusters and berries are moderate in size. Mondeuse blanche B produces ordinary, fairly alcoholic (good sugar accumulation potential) and moderately acid wine.
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, 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
1214  Savoie  IFV        
 2014  Languedoc-Roussillon        
         distinctive wines of the vine variety