Folignan B
Name of the variety in France
Folignan
Origin
This variety was obtained in 1964 by INRA by crossbreeding Ugni blanc and Folle blanche.
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, Folignan is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list and classified.
Use
Wine and spirits grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
2018
ha 75
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a high density of prostate hairs,
- the yellow or green young leaves are yellow or green,
- the circular adult leaves, with five lobes, moderate to deep round-shaped lateral sinuses, a closed petiole sinus with overlapping lobes, medium teeth compared to their width at the base with straight sides or with one side concave and one side convex, no anthocyanin coloration of veins, a twisted moderately to strongly blistered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the lead, no erect hairs and a medium density of prostate hairs,
- the round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 223 239 178 196 244 240 245 271
Allel 2 149 232 253 180 200 246 248 247 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 7 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 2 weeks and a half to 3 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Folignan has moderate to strong vigor with a semi-erect to horizontal bearing.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Folignan is moderately susceptible to grey rot.
Technological potentiality
The Folignan's bunches and berries are medium in size. This variety gives wines that can be used to produce very good quality spirits. The musts can also be used to produce quality mistelles.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Folignan clone carries the number 1053.
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.
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
1053 INRA 2000