Mouyssaguès N
Name of vine variety in France
This vine variety is originally from the south or the south west of the Massif Central.
In France, Mouyssaguès N is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1988 2016
ha 3 4 0.1
Identification signs include:
- the tip fo the young shoot has a dense coat of flat-lying hairs,
- adult leaves are dark green, 7 or 9 lobes with a slightly open petiolar sinus or with slightly overlapping lobes, very deep lateral sinuses with a U-shaped base; moderate size teeth with convex sides; an absence of anthocyanin coloration of veins; a revolute leaf blade and the underside with a sparse coat of upright and flat-lying hairs,
- short elliptical shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 0 223 239 172 188 248 240 247 239
Allel 2 0 234 239 176 194 248 254 257 271
Bud burst: 8 days after Chasselas.

Grape maturity: period I, 1 and 1/2 weeks to 2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Mouyssaguès N is very vigorous and should generally be long pruned.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Mouyssaguès N does not display any particular susceptibility to disease.
Technological potential
Grape clusters and berries are moderate in size. Mouyssaguès N produces very astringent wine.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Mouyssaguès N clone carries the number 1150. A conservatory with a dozen clones was set up in 2004 in the Aveyron region.
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
1150  Hérault  IFV        
         distinctive wines of the vine variety