Genovèse B
Name of the variety in France
Genovèse
Origin
This variety is found in Corsica.
Synonyms
In Italy, Genovèse is officially designated as "Scimiscia". This synonym is officially recognized in France regarding plant propagation material.
Legal information
In France,Genovèse 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 2000 2018
ha 1 1 1 1 1 10
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a high density of prostate hairs,
- the green young leaves with bronze spots,
- the shoots with red internodes,
- the small dark green adult leaves, with five or seven lobes, deep lateral sinuses, with an open or slightly open U-shaped petiole sinus with naked petiole veins, long teeth compared to their width at the base with straight sides, strong anthocyanin coloration of veins, a revolute blistered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, a low to medium density of erect and prostate hairs,
- the broad ellipsoid berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 223 239 176 188 252 240 235 237
Allel 2 131 234 253 186 200 260 248 243 261
Phenology
Bud burst: 2 days before Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 2 weeks and a half to 3 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Genovèse is a vigorous variety, not very productive which must be trained. It is generally pruned long.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Genovèse does not seem particulary susceptible to the main fungal diseases.
Technological potentiality
The bunches are small to medium in size and the berries are medium in size. Genovèse has a good sugar accumulation potential. It produces charactertistic white wines, that are typical, elegant, with a nice balance between alcohol and acidity.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Génovèse clone carries the number 1133.
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.
- Traité général de viticulture, Ampélographie. P. Viala and V. Vermorel, 1901-1909, Ed. Masson, Paris, France.
- Les cépages insulaires ou le Riacquistu des cépages corses. CRVI de Corse, 2016, San Giuliano, France.
- Registro nazionale delle varieta di vite. Ministère de l’agriculture italien, under the name "Scimiscia", [web site, visited in 2020].
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
1133 Corse CRVI - IFV 2009 representative wines of the variety