Reclia N
Name of the variety in France
Reclia is an interspecific hybrid obtained by INRA in 1990. It results from the crossbreeding of Muscat de Hambourg and a descendant of Muscadinia rotundifolia.
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in the other countries of the European Union, for this variety.
Legal information
In France, Reclia is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" since 2020 on the A list.
Grape variety intended for the production of fruit juices.
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a high density of prostrate hairs,
- the green young leaves with bronze spots and a medium to high density of erect and prostrate hairs,
- the shoots with green internodes,
- the small to medium, pentagonal or circular adult leaves, with three or five lobes, deep upper lateral sinuses, a long main lobe, a not very open or closed V-shaped petiole sinus, with slightly overlapping lobes, short to medium teeth compared to their width at the base with convex or straight sides, no anthocyanin coloration of veins, a flat or twisted, goffered, strongly blistered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, a medium to high density of erect hairs and a medium density of prostrate hairs,
- the obloid round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 137 223 239 176 186 256 238 243 239
Allel 2 147 229 249 186 188 260 248 243 271
Bud burst: 3 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: early-season, 1 week and a half after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Reclia is fertile and productive. It has a medium vigor and a horizontal bearing. This variety is sensitive to millerandage.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Reclia is resistant to powdery mildew but it can be slightly sensitive to downy mildew under high pressure. This variety is a little susceptible to vine leafhoppers.
Technological potentiality
Reclia's bunches are medium to large and moderately compact. The berries are small to medium, simple-flavored, with a moderately thick skin and a rather soft pulp. The juices are very colored, acidulous and aromatic (menthol and fruity aromas).
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 - Institut Agro | Montpellier, Marseillan, France.