Clarin B
Name of the variety in France
Clarin
Origin
This variety was obtained by INRA in 1953. Based on genetic analyses carried out in Montpellier, it would result from the crossbreeding of Carignan and Cinsaut.
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, Clarin is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list and classified.
Use
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
1988 2000 2008 2018
ha 4 8 8 4.4
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a high density of prostate hairs,
- the yellow young leaves,
- the large circular adult leaves, with seven or nine lobes, sometimes naked petiole veins, medium teeth with convex sides, no anthocyanin coloration of veins, a blistered goffered leaf blade, and on the lower side a medium density of erect hairs,
- the ellipsoid berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 223 239 176 188 252 240 227 251
Allel 2 143 223 243 182 188 256 248 247 261
Phenology
Bud burst: 9 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: late-season, 4 weeks and a half after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
This variety is fertile and productive with an erect bearing. It can be pruned short and managed by gobelet training.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Clarin is sometimes a little susceptible to grey rot.
Technological potentiality
The bunches and berries are large. Wines produced with this variety are relatively neutral.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Clarin clone carries the number 761.
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.
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
761 INRA 1982 Languedoc