Riminèse B
Name of vine variety in France
This vine variety is found in Corsica and corresponds to the Italian vine variety, Albana B.
There are no officially recognized synonyms for this variety in France.In Italy, Riminèse B can officially be called by the name "Albana B".
In France, Riminèse B is officialy listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 2016
ha 35 2.5
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoot has a dense coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves have bronze patches,
- the shoots have red internodes,
- pentagonal-shaped adult leaves, 5 lobes with a petiolar sinus with slightly overlapping lobes; short to moderate size teeth with straight sides, moderate to strong anthocyanin coloration of veins, a revolute leaf blade and the underside with a moderate coat of upright and flat-lying hairs,
- round-shaped or slightly flat berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 223 247 176 194 252 240 233 249
Allel 2 141 229 249 186 200 252 254 235 271
Bud burst: 14 days after Chasselas.Grape maturity: period II, 2 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Riminèse B is very vigorous and displays horizontal or trailing growth. It must be long pruned and trellissed.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Riminèse B appears not to be particularly susceptible to disease.
Technological potential
Grape clusters and berries are moderate to large size. Riminèse B has good sugar accumulation potential. This vine variety can be used to produce pale, slightly aromatic white wines, but well balanced and with good ageing capacity.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Riminèse B clone carries the number 1151.
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.
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
1151  Corse  IFV        
         distinctive wines of the vine variety