Terret noir N
Name of vine variety in France
Terret noir
Terret noir N is originally from the Languedoc region.
In France, Terret noir N is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 1979 1988 1998 2008 2016
ha 131 151 1149 808 623 273 69
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoot has a dense coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are green or yellow with bronze patches,
- adult leaves are 3-lobed with a slightly open or closed petiole sinus with overlapping lobes, U-shaped lateral sinuses with overlapping lobes; moderate teeth with straight or convex sides; absence of anthocyanin coloration of veins; flat leaf blade and on the underside with a moderate coat of upright and flat-lying hairs,
- round-shaped or slightly elliptical-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 223 243 176 188 252 238 257 239
Allel 2 131 223 247 182 204 252 240 257 239
Bud burst: 9 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period III, 4 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Terret noir N is grows erect and is well adapted to gobelet or cordon training systems.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Terret noir N is rather sensitive to downy mildew and powdery mildew.
Technological potential
The grape clusters are large and the berries are moderate in size. Terret noir N produces light, not very alcoholic and not very colorful wines.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Terret noir N clone carries the number 1084.
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.
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
1084  Hérault  ENTAV  medium  medium  medium  
 2004  Domaine de l'Espiguette
 low    medium  
   low to medium      distinctive wines of the vine variety