Rivairenc blanc B
Name of vine variety in France
Rivairenc blanc
Origin
This vine variety corresponds to the white mutation of Rivairenc N.
Synonymy
In France, this vine variety can officially be called "Aspiran blanc B" for plant propagating material.
Regulations
In France, Rivairenc blanc B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Use
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1979 2016
ha 2 1 1
Description
The description corresponds to Rivairenc N, except that the berries when ripe have a greenish-yellow skin color.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 223 247 176 204 252 240 227 239
Allel 2 131 223 249 178 204 260 248 257 261
Phenology
Bud burst: 9 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period II, 3 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Characteristics are similar to Rivairenc N.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
The behavior of Rivairenc blanc B to diseases is comparable to Rivairenc N.
Technological potential
Grape clusters and berries are large. Rivairenc blanc B produces light and neutral wines with low sugar potential.
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 1. P. Galet, 1990, Ed. Dehan, Montpellier.
- Ampélographie. P. Viala et V. Vermorel, 1902-1910, Ed. Masson, Paris.