Monbadon B
Name of the variety in France
Monbadon
Origin
This variety is traditionally grown in the west of France (Charente, Gironde). Based on published genetic analyses, it would result from the crossbreeding between 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, Monbadon is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" since 2011 on the A list and classified.
Use
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
1958 1968 1979 2018
ha 1786 1254 129 2.5
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a high density of prostate hairs,
- the yellowish green young leaves or with slightly bronze spots,
- the pentagonal adult leaves, with five, seven or nine lobes, deep lateral sinuses, a slightly open or closed U-shaped petiole sinus, medium teeth with convex sides, no anthocyanin coloration of veins, a flat or slightly involute and finely blistered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, a medium density of erect and prostate hairs,
- the round-shaped and sometimes slightly obloid berrries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 141 223 239 176 194 244 240 243 271
Allel 2 149 229 249 178 196 252 248 245 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 6 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturitymid-season, 3 weeks and a half after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Monbadon is very productive, moderately vigorous, with an erect bearing.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Monbadon is not very susceptible to powdery and downy mildew. It is on the other hand more sensitive to grey rot.
Technological potentiality
Monbadon's bunches are large to very large and compact . The berries are medium to large in size. This variety produces acidic and neutral wines with low alcohol content usually intended for distillation.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Monbadon clone carries the number 1258. A conservatory of a hundred or so clones was planted in 2014.
Bibliographic references
- 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.
- Wine Grapes. J. Robinson et al., 2012, Ed. Penguin, England.
- Synonymie ampélographique de l’Ouest viticole français. Artozoul et al., 1960, Ed. INRA, France.
- Wine Grape Varieties. G.Kerridge and A. Anticliff, 1999, Ed. CSIRO, Australia.
- Cépages du Sud-Ouest, 2000 ans d’histoire. G. Lavignac, 2001, Ed. Rouergue/INRA, France.
- Wine Grape Varieties in California. L.J. Bettiga, 2003, Ed. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources, United States of America.
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
1258 Charente CVC - IFV 2017