Victoria B
Name of vine variety in France
This table grape variety was obtained in 1964 in Romania by V. Lepadatu and G. Condei by crossbreeding Cardinal Rg and Dattier de Beyrouth B.
In France, Victoria B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".

This variety is likewise listed in the Catalogues of other European Union member states: Austria, Bulgaria, Italy and Romania.
Table grape variety.
Evolution of area under vines in France
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Identification signs include:
- the tips of the young shoots have an absence of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are green,
- the shoots are green,
- wedge-shaped adult leaves, 3 or 5-lobed with an open and U-shaped base petiole sinus; shallow lateral sinuses, large teeth with straight or convex sides; absence of anthocyanin coloration of veins; bubbled leaf blade, jagged and the underside with an absence of flat-lying or upright hairs,
- elliptical-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 133 223 239 182 186 244 254 233 251
Allel 2 133 234 249 182 188 252 254 267 257
Bud burst: 8 days after Chasselas. Grape maturity: period I, 1 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Victoria B has strong vigor and a semi-erect horizontal growth. This variety must be trellised and can be short or long-pruned.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Victoria B is not very sensitive to grey rot.
Technological potential
Victoria B grape clusters are moderate to large, moderately compact with a good presentation. The berries are large with thick skins and juicy pulp.
Clonal selection in France
The 2 approved Victoria B clones carry the numbers 6009 and 6010.
Bibliographic references
- Documentation interne du Domaine de Vassal. 1949-2011, INRA, Marseillan-plage.
- Dictionnaire encyclopédique des cépages. P. Galet, 2000, Ed. Hachette, 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
6009  Vaucluse  IFV  medium  medium  medium  
 2006  Languedoc  medium to low    medium  
 0,04 ha  high      
6010  Vaucluse  IFV  medium to low  medium to low  medium  
 2006  Languedoc  medium    medium to high  
 0,03 ha  medium