Muresconu N
Name of the variety in France
Muresconu
Origin
This variety is found in Corsica and based on ampelographic and genetic studies carried out in Montpellier, it has been identified as a variety from Sardinia called Nieddu Mannu.
Synonyms
In France, this variety can officially be called "Morescono" regarding plant propagation material. In Italy, Muresconu is officially designated as "Nieddu Mannu".
Legal information
In France, Muresconu is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list and classified. This variety is also listed in the catalogue of Italy.
Use
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
2018
ha 3.3
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a high density of prostate hairs,
- the green young leaves,
- the circular or wedge-shaped, very large adult leaves, with five or seven lobes, deep lateral sinuses, a closed petiole sinus with very overlapping lobes, long teeth with straight sides, no anthocyanin coloration of veins, a twisted blistered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, a low to medium density of prostate hairs,
- the round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 223 239 176 188 258 240 227 261
Allel 2 143 232 249 191 188 262 240 257 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 9 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 3 weeks and a half after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Muresconu is very vigorous, productive with a semi-erect bearing. It must be pruned short.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Muresconu is fairly susceptible to grey rot and moderately sensitive to powdery mildew and sour rot.
Technological potentiality
The bunches are very large and the berries are large. Muresconu produces not very colored, ordinary quality wines, with low acidity.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Muresconu clone carries the number 1100. It is comes from the surveys carried out in the Corsican wine-growing region. A conservatory of 20 or so clones was planted in the wine-growing region of Corsica in 2005.
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 - Montpellier SupAgro, Marseillan, France.
- Dictionnaire encyclopédique des cépages et de leurs synonymes. P. Galet, 2015, Ed. Libre&Solidaire, France.
- Les cépages insulaires ou le Riacquistu des cépages corses. CRVI de Corse, 2016, San Giuliano, France.
- Registro nazionale delle varieta di vite. Ministère de l’agriculture italien, under the name "Nieddu Mannu", [web site, visited in 2020].
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
1100 Haute-Corse CIVAM Corse - ENTAV 2006 Haute-Corse medium medium low to medium medium medium medium medium medium representative wines of the variety