Florental N
Name of the variety in France
Florental (an interspecific hybrid) is the result of the crossbreeding between 8365 Seibel and Gamay.
In France, this variety can officially be called "7705 Burdin" regarding plant propagation material.
Legal information
In France, Florental is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list and classified. This variety is also listed in the catalogue of the Netherlands.
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
2000 2008 2018
ha 44 33 20
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a low density of prostrate hairs,
- the green young leaves with reddish spots,
- the circular or wedge-shaped adult leaves, with five lobes, an open U-shaped petiole sinus, long teeth compared to their width at the base with straight sides, and on the lower side of the leaves, a low density of prostrate hairs on the veins,
- the round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 135 236 243 184 188 246 238 216 249
Allel 2 147 261 249 186 194 250 254 251 271
Bud burst: 3 days before Chasselas.
Grape maturity: very early season, 1 week before Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Florental is not very vigorous.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Florental is sensitive to grey rot and must be grafted.
Technological potentiality
Florental's bunches are compact, small to medium in size and the berries are medium in size. This variety is used to produce ordinary, light wines without diglucoside anthocyanins.
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 - Institut Agro | Montpellier, Marseillan, France.
- Cépages et vignobles de France, tome 1. P. Galet, 1988, Ed. Dehan, Montpellier, France.