Varousset N
Name of vine variety in France
Varousset N or 23657 Seyve-Villard (an interspecific hybrid) is derived from the crossbreeding of 4668 Seibel and Subéreux N (or 6705 Seibel).
In France, this vine variety can officially be called "23657 Seyve-Villard" for plant propagating material.
In France, Varousset N is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine grape vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 1988 2000 2008 2016
ha 1824 1799 66 11 6 1
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoot has a sparse coat of flat-lying hairs,
- orbicular or kidney-shaped adult leaves, whole or 3 lobes with an open U-shaped petiolar sinus with a base oftentimes limited by a vein near the petiolar point; moderate size teeth with straight or convex sides; a low to moderate anthocyanin coloration of veins, a smooth leaf blade and the underside with a spare to moderate coat of upright hairs,
- elliptical-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 223 243 178 188 244 240 233 255
Allel 2 143 229 251 186 194 262 254 251 271
Bud burst: 9 days before Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period II, 2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Varousset N is vigorous and fertile. It can be managed short or moderately long pruned.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Varousset N is susceptible to fungal diseases and must be grafted.
Technological potential
Grape clusters are moderate or large size and cylindrical shaped. The berries are moderate size. Good sugar potential. Varousset N can produce acceptable quality wine, with not very intense color and the presence of diglucoside anthocyanins.
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, 1988, Ed. Dehan, Montpellier.