Moschofilero Rs
Name of the variety in France
Moschofilero
Origin
This variety is originally from Greece.
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, Moschofilero is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" since 2015 on the A list and classified. This variety is also listed in the catalogue of Greece.
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 piping anthocyanin coloration and a very high density of prostate hairs,
- the white or green yellow young leaves, with a high density of prostate hairs,
- the shoots with red-striped internodes,
- the large adult leaves, with three or five lobes, shallow lateral sinuses, a slightly open or closed V-shaped petiole sinus, large teeth, short compared to their width at the base with convex sides, a weak anthocyanin coloration of veins, an involute, strongly blistered leaf blade, undulate between the veins and sometimes folded near the petiole sinus, and on the lower side of the leaves, a medium to high density of erect and prostate hairs,
- the round-shaped berries that become light pink verging on grey when ripe.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 133 223 249 176 188 238 238 235 271
Allel 2 133 238 249 186 194 260 254 235 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 1 day before Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 3 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Moschofilero is a very vigorous and productive variety, with an erect bearing. It must be pruned short to manage the yields. The pollarding should be as late as possible during the season, to avoid having large grappillons. This variety may sometimes be susceptible to coulure and millerandage.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Moschofilero is sensitive to vine leafhoppers but is not very susceptible to powdery mildew.
Technological potentiality
Moschofilero's bunches and medium to large in size. The berries are medium, with a slightly aromatic flavor, a moderately thick skin and a juicy pulp. The berries are rich in terpenes, and the wines are finely aromatic, with a barely muscat flavor. They are usually light, fresh with a low alcohol degree. The wines can have a very light pink tint. Moschofilero's typical aromas are rose, lychee, citrus, quince and marzipan.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Moschofilero clone carries the number 1253.
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.
- Ampélographie hellénique. B. Krimbas, 1943, Greece.
- Plaquettes Hellenifera. K. Bakasietas, S. Petropoulos and G. Tavaditis, 2019, Greece.
- Wine Grapes. J. Robinson et al., 2012, Ed. Penguin, England.
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
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note
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agronomique
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Links
1253 Grèce VNB - IFV 2016