Reine des Vignes B
Name of vine variety in France
Reine des Vignes
This vine variety was obtained in 1916 by Jean Mathiasz in Hungary by crossbreeding Dattier de Beyrouth B and Perle de Csaba B.
There are no officially recognized synonyms for this vine variety in France.In the European Union, Reine des Vignes B can officially be called by other names: Königin der Weingärten (Austria), Regina dei vigneti B. (Italy), Reina de las Viñas (Spain) and Szılıskertek királynıje (Hungary).
In France, Reine des Vignes 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: Austria, Spain, Hungary, Italy and Portugal.
Table grape vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 2016
ha 59 19 0
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoot has a sparse coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are green with bronze patches,
- adult leaves are orbicular-shaped, whole, 3 or 5 lobes with shallow lateral sinuses, an open petiolar sinus with a U-shaped base; moderate size teeth with straight or convex sides (those corresponding to the principle veins are somewhat longer), an absence or very slight anthocyanin coloration of veins; smooth leaf blade, slightly jagged and the underside with a sparse coat of upright hairs and an absence or very slight coat of flat-lying hairs,
- elliptical-shaped berries with a muscatée or simple flavor.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 223 247 176 186 252 240 233 271
Allel 2 133 234 249 182 204 256 254 267 271
Bud burst: 3 days before Chasselas.Grape maturity: early, 1/2 week before Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Reine des Vignes B is a weak vine variety with semi-erect or horizontal growth. This vine variety is susceptible to millerandage and can be managed short or long-pruned. Reine des Vignes B tends to produce many grappillons.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Reine des Vignes B is susceptible to grey rot, downy and powdery mildew.
Technological potential
Grape clusters are moderate to large size and moderately compact. The berries are large with juicy pulp and a pleasant flavor.
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.