Parellada B
Name of vine variety in France
Parellada B is originally from Spain (Catalonia).
There is no recognized synonym for this variety in France. In Spain, Parellada B can officially be called by the names "Montonec" and "Montonega".
In France, Parellada B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".

This variety is likewise listed in the Catalogue of Spain.
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of area under vines in France
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Identification signs include:
- the tips of the young shoot have a very dense coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are reddish brown,
- adult leaves are orbicular, large, whole or 5-lobed with shallow lateral sinuses, closed petiole sinus; short teeth compared to width at base, convex sides; absence of or slight anthocyanin coloration of veins; jagged leaf blade and the underside with a slight or moderate coat of flat-lying hairs,
- round-shaped or slightly flat berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 225 243 176 188 248 238 257 239
Allel 2 141 232 249 178 204 248 240 257 271
Bud burst: 10 days after Chasselas. Grape maturity: period III, 4 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Parellada B is fairly vigorous, fertile and productive and requires short pruning. This variety is well adapted to southern conditions.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Parellada B is a little sensitive to downy mildew and powdery mildew.
Technological potential
Parellada B grape clusters are large to very large in size, often wing-shaped and berries are moderate size. Sugar potential is moderate and this grape variety can produce rather fine and well appreciated wine with good acidity. It can be used to produce still white wine, particularly blended and sparkling wine.
Clonal selection in France
The 2 approved Parellada B clones carry the numbers 6003 and 6004.
Bibliographic references
- Documentation interne du Domaine de Vassal. 1949-2011, INRA, Marseillan-plage.
- Dictionnaire encyclopédique des cépages. P. Galet, 2000, Ed. Hachette, 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
6003  Espagne  IFV  medium to high  medium  medium  
 2006  Languedoc  medium    medium  
   medium      distinctive wines of the vine variety
6004  Espagne  IFV  low  medium to high  medium  
 2006  Languedoc  medium to high    medium  
   medium to high      distinctive wines of the vine variety