Précoce Bousquet B
Name of vine variety in France
Précoce Bousquet
This vine variety was selected by M. Bousquet in the Tarn region and corresponds to the traditional Hungarian vine variety Honigler.
There are no recognized synonyms for this variety in France.In Slovenia, Précoce Bousquet B can officially be called by the name "Bela".
In France, Précoce Bousquet B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 1979 1988 2000 2008 2016
ha 33 35 23 24 12 8 2.8
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoot has a densely covered coat of flat-lying hairs,
- orbicular-shaped leaves, 3 or 5 lobes with an open petiolar sinus with a U-shaped base, closed lateral sinuses with slightly overlapping lobes with a U-shaped base; moderate size teeth compared to width at base, straight sides; an absence of anthocyanin coloration of veins, an upturned leaf blade and the underside with a moderate to heavy coat of upright hairs and a sparse coat of flat-lying hairs,
- round-shaped or slightly flat berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 141 223 243 178 188 252 240 247 247
Allel 2 143 229 247 191 204 260 254 259 251
Bud burst: 4 days after Chasselas.Grape maturity: period I, 1/2 week after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Précoce Bousquet B has moderate fertility and should preferably be long pruned.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Précoce Bousquet B is susceptible to grey rot.
Technological potential
Grape clusters are moderate to large and the berries are moderate size. Précoce Bousquet B produces rather warm but neutral wines.
Clonal selection in France
There are no approved clones for this vine 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 2. P. Galet, 1990, Ed. Dehan, Montpellier.
- Ampélographie. P. Viala et V. Vermorel, 1902-1910, Ed. Masson, Paris.