Raffiat de Moncade B
Name of the variety in France
Raffiat de Moncade
Origin
This variety is originally from the south west of France and based on published genetic anayses, it is probably a descendant of Gouais blanc and Bouchalès.
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, Raffiat de Moncade is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list and classified.
Use
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
1958 1968 1979 1988 2000 2008 2018
ha 5 33 86 31 10 10 4.4
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a high density of prostate hairs,
- the green young leaves with bronze spots,
- the wedge-shaped or kidney-shaped adult leaves, with three lobes, an open U-shaped petiole sinus, teeth with convex sides, no anthocyanin coloration of veins, a shiny, involute and slightly blistered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, a medium to high density of erect and prostate hairs,
- the round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 223 239 178 188 244 238 233 239
Allel 2 131 238 249 186 196 252 240 245 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 1 day after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 3 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
This variety is fairly productive but has grape clusters which are not very compact.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Raffiat de Moncade is not very susceptible to powdery mildew.
Technological potentiality
The bunches are small to medium and the berries are very small. Raffiat de Moncade produces fairly neutral, warm and lively wines.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Raffiat de Moncade clone carries the number 465.
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.
- Traité général de viticulture, Ampélographie. P. Viala and V. Vermorel, 1901-1909, Ed. Masson, 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
New General
note
Agro-tecnic
note
Note
agronomique
Agronomic
note
Links
465 Pyrénées-Atlantiques ENTAV 1976 Sud-Ouest Clone consistent with the characteristics of the variety.