Goldriesling B
Name of the variety in France
This variety was obtained by C. Oberlin and probably results from a crossbreeding between Riesling and Précoce de Malingre.
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in the other countries of the European Union, for this variety.
Legal information
In France, Goldriesling is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list and classified. This variety is also listed in the catalogues of other Member States of the European Union: Austria, Denmark and Germany.
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
1958 1968 1979 2018
ha 70 47 6 ND
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a high density of erect hairs,
- the green young leaves with bronze spots,
- the circular adult leaves, with three or five lobes, U-shaped lateral sinuses, a closed petiole sinus with slightly overlapping lobes, leaving a rounded light, medium teeth with convex or straight sides, a slight anthocyanin coloration of veins, a twisted leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, a medium density of erect hairs,
- the round-shaped or broad ellipsoid berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 135 223 239 178 194 246 248 227 251
Allel 2 149 225 249 186 204 246 254 235 271
Bud burst: same as Chasselas.
Grape maturity: early-season, 1 week after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Goldriesling is not very vigorous. It is a oood producer but rather sensitive to winter frost. Its early budburst also exposes it to spring frosts.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Goldriesling is susceptible to downy mildew and grey rot. It is less affected by powdery mildew.
Technological potentiality
The bunches and berries are small. Goldriesling produces average quality wines.
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.
- 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.