Petite Sainte-Marie B
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Name of the variety in France
Petite Sainte-Marie
Origin
Petite Sainte-Marie is a traditionnal variety of the Savoyard wine-growing region. Based on genetic analyses carried out in Montpellier, this variety would be closely related to Gouais blanc.
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, Petite Sainte-Marie is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" since 2018 on the A list but is not yet classified.
Use
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
2018
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Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the white tip of the young shoot with a high density of prostate hairs,
- the green yellow young leaves with bronze spots and a medium to high density of prostate hairs,
- the shoots with red or red-striped internodes,
- the circular or cordate, light green adult leaves, entire or with three lobes, with a closed V-shaped petiole sinus with parallel edges, rather large teeth, moderately long compared to their width at the base with straight sides, no anthocyanin coloration of veins, a slightly involute or twisted, blistered, goffered leaf blade, sometimes undulate between the veins, and on the lower side of the leaves, no or a very low density of erect and prostate hairs,
- the round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 225 249 176 238 216 239
Allel 2 149 232 260 186 262 245 249
Phenology
Bud burst: same as Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 2 weeks and a half after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Petite Sainte-Marie has a semi-erect to erect bearing. This variety is sensitive to potassium deficiency and very susceptible to millerandage.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Petite Sainte-Marie is more sensitive to powdery mildew than to downy mildew and it is not very susceptible to grey rot.
Technological potentiality
Petite Sainte-Marie’s bunches are small to medium, cylindrical and moderately compact. The berries are medium in size, simple-flavored, with a lot of bloom, a thin skin and a juicy pulp. The wines are expressive on the nose, with floral and honeyed aromas. In the mouth, according to the maturation level, the wines can be light and lively or rich and balanced.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Petite Sainte-Marie clone carries the number 1299.
Bibliographic references
- Documentary collections of the Centre de Ressources Biologiques de la Vigne de Vassal-Montpellier, INRAE - Montpellier SupAgro, Marseillan, France.
- Le dictionnaire des noms de cépages de France. P. Rézeau, Ed. CNRS, 1998, Paris, 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
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Links
1299 Savoie IFV 2018