Bouquettraube B
Name of the variety in France
This variety was obtained in Germany in the 19th century. Based on genetic analyses carried out in Montpellier, it would result from the crossbreeding of Sylvaner and Frankenthal.
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in the other countries of the European Union, for this variety.
Legal information
In France, Bouquettraube is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list and classified.
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
1958 1979 1988 2018
ha 10 8 9 ND
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a low to medium density of prostrate hairs,
- the yellow young leaves with bronze spots,
- the circular or pentagonal adult leaves, entire or with three lobes, with shallow upper lateral sinuses, a closed petiole sinus, short teeth compared to their width at the base with convex sides, no anthocyanin coloration of veins, a twisted, revolute and goffered leaf blade, folded near the petiole sinus, and on the lower side of the leaves, a low density of erect hairs,
- the round-shaped or obloid berries, with a slightly aromatic flavor.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 133 223 243 178 188 250 248 227 271
Allel 2 149 236 247 191 192 260 254 235 271
Bud burst: 5 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 3 weeks and a half after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
This variety is sufficiently fertile. It is generally pruned long and trained.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Bouquettraube is slightly susceptible to grey rot.
Technological potentiality
The bunches and berries are large. Bouquettraube produces light, acidic and slightly aromatic wines.
Clonal selection in France
There is no certified clone for this variety yet.
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.
- Traité général de viticulture, Ampélographie. P. Viala and V. Vermorel, 1901-1909, Ed. Masson, Paris, France.