Aubin B
Name of the variety in France
Aubin
Origin
This variety is originally from the north east of France (Lorraine) and based on published genetic analyses, it would result from the crossbreeding of Gouais blanc and Savagnin.
Synonyms
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in the other countries of the European Union, for this variety.
Legal information
In France, Aubin is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list and classified.
Use
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
1958 2018
ha 3 1.2
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a high density of prostate hairs,
- the green young leaves with bronze spots,
- the shoots with red striped internodes,
- the adult leaves with three lobes, U-shaped open lateral sinuses, a closed petiole sinus with overlapping lobes, short teeth compared to their width at the base with straight or convex sides, a strong anthocyanin coloration of veins, a revolute, goffered and blistered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, a medium density of erect and prostate hairs,
- the round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 141 232 249 176 194 238 248 227 271
Allel 2 149 236 257 186 204 246 254 233 271
Phenology
Bud burst: same as Chasselas.
Grape maturity: early-season, 1 week and a half after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Aubin is not very vigorous, early and moderately fertile. It must be planted in areas where the risk of spring frost is low because of its very early budburst.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Aubin does not seem particularly susceptible to diseases.
Technological potentiality
The bunches are medium in size and the berries are small. Aubin produces average quality wines, not very aromatic and moderately acidic.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Aubin clone carries the number 1262.
Bibliographic references
- Catalogue des variétés et clones de vigne cultivés en France. Collectif, 2007, Ed. IFV, Le Grau-du-Roi, France.
- 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
1262 Lorraine IFV 2017