Arvine B
Name of the variety in France
Arvine
Origin
This variety is originally from the Valais region in Switzerland.
Synonyms
In France, this variety can officially be called "Petite Arvine" regarding plant propagation material. In Italy, this variety is officially designated as "Petite Arvine".
Legal information
In France, Arvine is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list and classified. This variety is also listed in the catalogue of Italy.
Use
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
2018
ha 4.7
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of young shoot with a medium density of prostate hairs,
- the yellow young leaves,
- the medium to large, wide, circular or pentagonal adult leaves, entire or with three lobes, shallow lateral sinuses, a closed peliole sinus or with overlapping lobes, short teeth with straight or convex sides, a slightly goffered or folded near the petiole sinus leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, no or a low density of erect and prostate hairs,
- the round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 236 257 182 194 240 240 235 239
Allel 2 149 236 262 186 194 252 248 243 249
Phenology
Bud burst: same as Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 3 weeks and a half after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Arvine is an average vigor variety that needs trellising or and moderately long pruning. Arvine is adapted to stony and moderately fertile soils.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Arvine is susceptible to downy mildew. It is also sensitive to grey rot at the end of maturation.
Technological potentiality
Arvine's bunches are small and compact. The berries are also small. The sugar accumulation potential of this variety is high. Arvine produces full-bodied, aromatic (flowers, honey, etc) and fine wines with a good acidity.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Arvine clone carries the number 6001.
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.
- Traité général de viticulture, Ampélographie. P. Viala and V. Vermorel, 1901-1909, Ed. Masson, Paris, France.
Description of clones certified in France
Identity and availability Agronomic data Technological data Autres informations
Clone no. Marque Origin Selection Year of
certification
Agronomic
references
Surface area used
for propagation (year)
Fertility Production
level
Bunch
weight
Vigor Berry
size
Susceptibility
to grey rot
Sugar
level
Color
potential
Titrable
acidity
Tannic
structure
Aromatic
intensity
Oenological
suitability
New General
note
Agro-tecnic
note
Note
agronomique
Agronomic
note
Links
6001 Suisse IFV 2006 Languedoc medium medium medium medium medium medium representative wines of the variety