Evita blanche B
Name of the variety in France
Evita blanche
Origin
Evita blanche was obtained in Austria by G. Weiss and G. Mayer. This interspecific hybrid results from the crossbreeding of Zala Gyöngye and Perlette.
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, Evita blanche is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" since 2013 on the A list. This variety is also listed in the catalogue of Germany.
Use
Variety exclusively for amateurs and private domestic use.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
2018
ha 0
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a low density of prostate hairs,
- the shiny, green young leaves with bronze spots and no or a very low density of erect and prostate hairs,
- the shoots with long tendrils and red internodes on the dorsal side and red-striped internodes on the ventral side,
- the circular or circulo-kidney-shaped, medium-sized adult leaves, entire or with three or five lobes, with a not very open U-shaped petiole sinus, short to medium teeth compared to their width at the base with straight or convex sides, no anthocyanin coloration of veins, a twisted, slightly blistered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, a very low density of erect and prostate hairs,
- the slightly ellipsoid berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 223 247 186 256 240 216
Allel 2 153 234 249 204 260 240 243
Phenology
Bud burst: 1 day after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: early-season, same as Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Evita blanche is a vigorous variety, with a semi-erect bearing, and must be trellised.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Evita blanche is not very sensitive to downy mildew, powdery mildew and to grey rot.
Technological potentiality
Evita blanche’s bunches are large to very large with a long peduncle. The berries are medium to large, with a slightly aromatic flavor, a moderately thick skin and a firm, crunchy and moderately juicy pulp.
Clonal selection in France
There is no certified clone for this variety yet.
Bibliographic references
- Documentary collections of the Centre de Ressources Biologiques de la Vigne de Vassal-Montpellier, INRAE - Montpellier SupAgro, Marseillan, France.
- Beschreibende Sortenliste Reben. Bundessortenamt, 2015, Hanovre, Germany.