Chasselas Muscat B
Name of the variety in France
Chasselas Muscat
Origin
This variety is the muscat flavor mutation of Chasselas.
Synonyms
In Croatia, Chasselas muscat is officially designated as "Plemanka muskatna". This synonym is officially recognized in France regarding plant propagation material.
Legal information
In France, Chasselas Muscat is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list.
Use
Table grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
2018
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Descriptive elements
The description corresponds to that of Chasselas, except for the berry flavor that is slightly muscaty when ripe.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 225 239 182 194 252 240 216 239
Allel 2 141 234 247 186 204 260 254 267 239
Phenology
Bud burst: 2 days before Chasselas.
Grape maturity: early-season, same as Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
The aptitudes of Chasselas Muscat are comparable to those of Chasselas.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
This variety's behavior towards diseases is the same as that of Chasselas.
Technological potentiality
The bunches and berries are small to medium in size.
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 - 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.