Feunate N
Name of the variety in France
Feunate
Origin
This variety would appear to originally be from the Drôme region. Based on published genetic analyses, Feunate is probably a descendant of Gouais blanc and Pougayen.
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, Feunate 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
1958 1968 1979 1988 2018
ha 68 57 6 2 0.1
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a high density od prostate hairs,
- the green young leaves with bronze spots,
- the shoots with red internodes,
- the adult leaves, entire or with three or five lobes, shallow U-shaped lateral sinuses, with a closed petiole sinus and overlapping lobes, long teeth with straight sides, a slight anthocyanin coloration of veins, a flat leaf blade, involute on the edges, and on the lower side of the leaves, a medium density of prostate hairs,
- the ellipsoid berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 236 239 176 188 244 238 245 249
Allel 2 141 238 243 178 196 256 254 247 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 2 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 3 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Feunate is vigorous, fertile, productive, with an erect bearing and must be pruned short.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Feunate does not show any particular sensitivity to downy and powdery mildew, but seems a little sensitive to grey rot.
Technological potentiality
The bunches are medium to large and the berries are large. Feunate produces colorfed wines that are relatively acidic with low alcoholic degree.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Feunate clone carries the number 1225. Surveys have recently been carried out in the wine-growing region of the French department of Drôme.
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
1225 Drôme IFV 2015 Languedoc-Roussillon New