Carignan blanc B
Name of the variety in France
Carignan blanc
Origin
This variety is a white mutation of Carignan.
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, Carignan blanc is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list and classified. This variety is also listed in the catalogue of Cyprus.
Use
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
1958 1968 1979 1988 1998 2008 2018
ha 1652 1951 2316 1778 1089 621 198
Descriptive elements
The description corresponds to that of Carignan, except for the color of the berry skin which is green-yellow when ripe.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 141 223 239 178 186 252 240 247 249
Allel 2 143 225 239 182 188 260 254 257 251
Phenology
Bud burst: 10 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: late-season, 4 weeks and a half after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
The high and regular fertility of this variety allows it to be pruned short.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
As Carignan, this variety is particularly susceptible to powdery mildew.
Technological potentiality
The bunches are large and the berries are medium in size. The wines produced have a rather high alcoholic degree and are relatively neutral.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Carignan blanc clone carries the number 1256.
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
1256 Aude CA 11 - IFV 2017