Beaugaray N
Name of the variety in France
Beaugaray
Origin
This variety was obtained by INRA and SICAREX Beaujolais in the 1980's and results from the crossbreeding of Gamay and Heroldrebe.
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, Beaugaray is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" since 2014 on the A list and classified.
Use
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
2018
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Descriptive elements
The identification is based on :
- the tip of the young shoot with a low to medium density of prostate hairs,
- the green yellowish young leaves, with bronze spots and a medium density of prostate hairs,
- the red purplish shoots on the dorsal side, with flattened nodes and a strong anthocyanin coloration of bud scales,
- the pentagonal adult leaves, entire or with three or five lobes, with shallow lateral sinuses, a closed petiole sinus with very overlapping lobes, short teeth compared to their width at the base with straight sides, no anthocyanin coloration of veins, a flat, blistered, goffered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, no erect hairs and a low to medium density of prostate hairs,
- the round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 236 239 178 194 246 238 216 249
Allel 2 141 238 249 186 204 260 254 259 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 2 days before Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 3 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Beaugaray is rather vigorous, moderately fertile and has a semi-erect bearing. This variety can be susceptible to millerandage.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Beaugaray is sensitive to downy mildew and powdery mildew and it seems less affected by grey rot. This variety is susceptible to wood diseases (esca).
Technological potentiality
Beaugaray’s bunches are medium in size and compact. The berries are also medium, simple-flavored, with a moderately thick skin and a soft and very juicy pulp. This variety produces very colored, structured, tannic wines. They have a fruity (ripe fruits) and floral (rose and violet) aromatic profile.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Beaugaray clone carries the number 1269.
Bibliographic references
- Documentary collections of the Centre de Ressources Biologiques de la Vigne de Vassal-Montpellier, INRAE - Montpellier SupAgro, Marseillan, 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
1269 Alsace INRA - Sicarex Beaujolais - IFV 2018