Valdiguié N
Name of vine variety in France
Valdiguié
Origin
Valdiguié N would appear to originally be from the Quercy region.
Synonymy
Regulations
In France, Valdiguié N is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Use
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 1979 1988 1998 2008 2016
ha 4908 4364 844 273 269 172 88
Description
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoot has a heavy coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are yellow,
- adult leaves are pentagonal-shaped, whole or 3 lobed, a slightly open petiolar sinus with parallel edges or slightly overlapping lobes; short teeth compared to width at base with right sides, absence of anthocyanin coloration of veins, bubbled and the underside with a slight to moderate coat of upright and flat-lying hairs,
- round-shaped or slightly elliptical-shaped berries, often times with small berries which remain green.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 141 223 239 176 196 256 248 235 239
Allel 2 149 236 262 188 202 260 254 267 255
Phenology
Bud burst: 4 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period II, 3 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
This vine variety grows upright is fertile and productive and is well adapted to being short pruned.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Valdiguié N is slightly susceptible to grey rot and powdery mildew.
Technological potential
Grape clusters and berries are moderate to large in size. Valdiguié N produces colored and shiny wines, light with a low degree of alcohol with tannins which are somewhat astringent.
Clonal selection in France
There are no approved clones for this 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.