Béclan N
Name of the variety in France
Béclan
Origin
Béclan is a native variety from Franche-Comté.
Synonyms
In France this variety can officially be called "Petit Béclan" for plant propagation material.
Legal information
In France, Béclan 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 1968 1988 2008 2018
ha 15 12 9 0.3 0.2
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a low to medium density of prostate hairs,
- the bronzed or reddish young leaves,
- the dark green adult leaves, with three or five lobes, an open petiole sinus, moderate size teeth with convex or straight sides, no or weak anthocyanin coloration of veins, a flat or involute leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, a low or very low density of erect hairs,
- the round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 225 239 182 194 246 240 233 239
Allel 2 149 234 253 186 200 252 248 267 239
Phenology
Bud burst: 1 day after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 2 weeks to 2 weeks and a half after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Béclan is a moderatly vigorous variety, fairly fertile and has a semi-erect to horizontal bearing.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Béclan is susceptible to downy mildew. It is less affected by powdery mildew and grey rot.
Technological potentiality
Bunches are small and compact and the berries are small. Béclan produces light, shiny and lively wines but with a low alcoholic degree.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Béclan clone carries the number 1144.
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
1144 Jura IFV 2010 distinctive wines of the vine variety