Ignea Rs
Name of the variety in France
Ignea or 185 Pirovano was obtained by Angelo Pirovano (Italy) by crossbreeding 46 Pirovano and 2 Pirovano.
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in the other countries of the European Union, for this variety.
Legal information
In France, Ignea was officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list.
Table grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
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Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a high density of prostrate hairs,
- the green young leaves with bronze spots,
- the circular entire adult leaves, with an open V-shaped petiole sinus, small teeth with straight sides, no anthocyanin coloration, a slightly revolute, finely blistered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, no or a very low density of erect hairs and a low density of prostrate hairs,
- broad ellipsoid berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 229 247 182 192 240 248 233 239
Allel 2 141 234 251 191 204 258 254 243 263
Bud burst: 10 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 3 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Ignea displays low to moderate vigor.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Ignea is fairly susceptible to grey rot, powdery and downy mildew.
Technological potentiality
The bunches are medium to large in size, not very compact. The berries also are medium to large with a thick skin, fleshy pulp and a simple flavor. Ignea has a good storage and transport capacity.
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.