Carignan gris G
Name of the variety in France
Carignan gris
Origin
This variety corresponds to the grey 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 gris is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" since 2017 on the A list but is not yet classified.
Use
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
2018
ha 1.4
Descriptive elements
The description corresponds to that of Carignan, except for the skin color of the berries when ripe, which is in this case is grey.
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: 12 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: very late season, 6 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Carignan gris has an erect bearing and is resistant to wind. This variety is well adapted to poor soils and to water stress conditions. It should preferentially be pruned short, gobelet or cordon de Royat training systems.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
As the black and white version, Carignan gris is very sensitive to powdery mildew.
Technological potentiality
Carignan gris' bunches are medium in size, often winged and rather compact. The aromatic profile may vary a lot depending on the terroir. This variety produces alcoholic wines that can be a show some bitterness.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Carignan gris clone carries the number 1261.
Bibliographic references
- Fonds documentaire du 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 et V. Vermorel, 1901-1910, 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
1261 Hérault CA 34 - IFV 2017