Ora B
Name of the variety in France
Ora
Origin
This variety was obtained in 1968 by INRA by crossbreeding again a variety resulting from the crossbreeding of Cinsaut and Perle de Csaba with Cardinal.
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, Ora is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list. This variety is also listed in the catalogue of Bulgaria.
Use
Table grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
2000 2008 2018
ha 48 40 20
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a medium density of prostate hairs,
- the green young leaves with bronze spots,
- the pentagonal or wedge-shaped adult leaves, with five lobes, a closed U-shaped petiole sinus with slightly overlapping lobes, short to moderate teeth with straight or convex sides, no or a very slight anthocyanin coloration of veins, a smooth twisted leaf blade, and ton the lower side of the leaves, no or a very low density of erect hairs and a low density of prostate hairs,
- the ellipsoid berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 223 243 178 186 252 248 216 261
Allel 2 133 234 249 182 188 260 254 243 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 4 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: very early season, 1 week before Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Ora has moderate vigor with an erect or semi-erect bearing. This variety can be managed by long or short pruning. Ora is a little sensitive to millerandage.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Ora is not very sensitive to grey rot.
Technological potentiality
The bunches are medium to large, supple and not very compact. The berries are medium, simple-flavored, with a thin skin and a firm and juicy pulp. When ripe, the clusters are golden and very sweet. Ora has good a storage capacity and transport capacity.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Ora clone carries the number 974.
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.
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
974 INRA 1994