Pardotte N
Name of the variety in France
This variety could originally be from the Gironde region.
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in the other countries of the European Union, for this variety.
Legal information
In France, Pardotte is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" since 2014 on the A list and classified.
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
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Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the white tip of the young shoot with a piping anthocyanin coloration and a high density of prostate hairs,
- the yellow young leaves with bronze spots and a high density of prostate hairs,
- the shoots with green or slightly striped internodes,
- the adult leaves with five lobes, an open U-or brace-shaped petiole sinus, small teeth, medium compared to their width at the base with straight or convex sides, no anthocyanin coloration of veins, a finely blistered, flat or involute leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, a medium to high density of erect hairs and a low density of prostate hairs,
- the roud-shaped or slightly ellipsoid berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 229 239 182 188 252 240 243 239
Allel 2 131 236 239 186 204 252 240 247 255
Bud burst: 6 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 3 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Pardotte is a vigourous and productive variety, with an erect or semi-erect bearing. It is not very susceptible to coulure. If the load is excessive, Pardotte may have maturation issues.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Pardotte is sensitive to downy mildew, anthracnose and grey rot.
Technological potentiality
Pardotte's bunches are small to medium in size and compact. The berries are also small to medium in size, with a thick skin, a juicy pulp and a slightly herbaceous flavor. This variety produces ordinary, not very alcoholic and often flat wines.
Clonal selection in France
There is no certified clone for this variety yet.
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.
- Traité général de viticulture, Ampélographie. P. Viala and V. Vermorel, 1901-1909, Ed. Masson, Paris, France.
- Registre Ampélographique International. 1961-1972, Ed. OIV, France.
- Cépages du Sud-Ouest. G. Lavignac, 2001, Ed. Rouergue/INRA, France.
- Synonymie du Sud-Ouest. Artozoul and al, 1956, Ed. INRA, France.