Aubin vert B
Name of the variety in France
Aubin vert
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 Pinot.
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 vert is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list and classified.
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
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Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a medium to density of prostrate hairs,
- the green young leaves with bronze spots,
- the shoots withs red internodes,
- the adult leaves with three lobes, a V-shaped or with parallel lobes petiole sinus, a weak anthocyanin coloration of veins, a slightly undulate leaf blade and on the lower side of the leaves, a medium density of prostrate hairs, 
- the round-shaped or obovoid berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 141 225 239 176 188 238 248 227 239
Allel 2 149 232 243 186 196 246 254 235 271
Bud burst: 6 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: early-season, 1 week and a half to 2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Aubin vert is rather fertile and productive and must be moderately pruned.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Aubin vert does not seem particularly sensitive to disease.
Technological potentiality
The bunches are large and the berries are medium in size. Aubin vert produces common wines, not very alcoholic and relatively acidic.
Clonal selection in France
There is no certified clone for this variety yet. Surveys have recently been carried out in vineyards of the north-east of France.
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 - Institut Agro | Montpellier, Marseillan, France.
- Dictionnaire encyclopédique des cépages et de leurs synonymes. P. Galet, 2015, Ed. Libre&Solidaire, France.