Victoria B
Name of vine variety in France
This table grape variety was obtained in 1964 in Romania by V. Lepadatu and Condei by crossbreeding Cardinal and Dattier de Beyrouth.
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in the other countries of the European Union, for this variety.
In France, Victoria is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list. This variety is also listed in the catalogues of other Member States of the European Union: Austria, Bulgaria, Italy and Romania.
Table grape variety.
Evolution of area under vines in France
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The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with no prostate hairs,
- the green young leaves,
- the green shoots,
- the wedge-shaped adult leaves, with three or five lobes, shallow lateral sinuses, an open U-shaped petiole sinus, large teeth with straight or convex sides, no anthocyanin coloration of veins, a twisted blistered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, no erect and prostate hairs,
- the ellipsoid 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: early-season, 1 week and a half after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Victoria has a strong vigor and a semi-erect to horizontal bearing. This variety must be trellised and can be pruned short or long.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Victoria is not very sensitive to grey rot.
Technological potential
Victoria's bunches are medium to large, moderately compact with a nice presentation. The berries are large with a thick skin and a juicy pulp.
Clonal selection in France
The two certified Victoria clones carry the numbers 6009 and 6010.
Bibliographic references
- Documentary collections of the Centre de Ressources Biologiques de la Vigne de Vassal-Montpellier, INRAE - Montpellier SupAgro, Marseillan, France.
- Dictionnaire encyclopédique des cépages et de leurs synonymes. P. Galet, 2015, Ed. Libre&Solidaire, France.
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