Panse précoce B
Name of vine variety in France
Panse précoce
Based on genetic analyses carried out in Montpellier, this vine variety is derived from the crossbreeding of Bicane B and Pascal B.
In France, Panse précoce B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".

This vine variety is likewise listed in the Catalogues of other European Union member states: Portugal and Italy.
Table grape vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 1988 2000 2008 2016
ha 118 184 15 6 5 2.4
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoot has a moderate coat to heavy coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are green with slightly bronze patches,
- adult leaves are pentagonal-shaped with 5 lobes, petiolar sinus with overlapping or very overlapping lobes, short teeth, straight or convex sides; an absence of vein coloration, smooth leaf blade, slightly revolute and the underside with an absence of flat-lying hairs and a moderate coat of upright hairs,
- elliptical shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 223 243 186 186 252 238 233 239
Allel 2 131 236 249 191 188 258 238 245 271
Bud burst: 5 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period I, 1 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Panse précoce B has moderate vigor and grows semi-upright to upright. This vine variety can be short-pruned or moderately long-pruned.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Panse précoce B is somewhat susceptible to grey rot.
Technological potential
Grape clusters are moderate to large in size and compact. The berries are large with a thick skin and not very juicy pulp with a simple flavor.
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.