Granita N
Name of the variety in France
Granita
Origin
This variety was obtained by INRA and SICAREX Beaujolais in the 1980's and results from the crossbreeding of Auxerrois and Portugais bleu.
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, Granita is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" since 2014 on the A list and classified.
Use
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
2018
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Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a low density of prostate hairs,
- the green young leaves with no or a very low density of prostate hairs,
- the dark green, circular adult leaves, with five lobes, open U-shaped lateral sinuses or with slightly overlapping lobes, an open brace- or U-shaped petiole sinus, moderately long teeth compared to their width at the base with straight sides or with one side convex and one side concave, a low to moderate anthocyanin coloration of veins, a flat or involute, blistered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, no erect hairs and prostate hairs on the blade,
- the round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 149 229 239 178 196 244 248 227 249
Allel 2 149 236 255 191 204 250 248 227 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 9 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Granita is vigorous with a horizontal bearing. This variety is moderately productive and can be pruned long or short. Granita is sometimes sensitive to millerandage.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Granita is sensitive to downy mildew and powdery mildew. It is however not very affected by grey rot.
Technological potentiality
Granita’s bunches are small and moderately compact. The berries are medium, simple-flavored with a thin skin and a soft pulp. This variety produces not very acidic, colored, aromatic and very tannic wines with a low alcoholic degree. Aromas are fruity (raspberry, amylic) and floral (rose).
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Granita clone carries the number 1228.
Bibliographic references
- 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
1228 Rhône Sicarex Beaujolais - IFV 2015 Beaujolais New