Verdanel B
Name of the variety in France
Verdanel
Origin
This variety is originally from the Gaillac region. Based on genetic analyses carried out in Montpellier, Verdanel would be closely related to Savagnin.
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, Verdanel is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" since 2016 on the A list and classified.
Use
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
2018
ha 0.1
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a high density of prostate hairs,
- the young leaves with bronze spots and a medium to high density of prostate hairs,
- the shoots with red-striped internodes,
- the adult leaves with five lobes, a closed petiole sinus with overlapping lobes, short teeth compared to their width at the base with straight or convex sides, a weak anthocyanin coloration of veins in the area of the petiole sinus, a flat or involute leaf blade, finely blistered, and on the lower side of the leaves, a low to medium density of erect and prostate hairs,
- the round-shaped or ellipsoid berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 234 239 186 186 246 240 235 251
Allel 2 149 236 257 186 194 248 248 247 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 3 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 2 weeks and a half after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Verdanel has a semi-erect bearing.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Verdanel is a little sensitive to downy mildew but it is not very susceptible to grey rot.
Technological potentiality
Verdanel's bunches are small to medium in size and compact. The berries are small, simple-flavored, qith a moderately thick skin and a juicy pulp. The berries have a good sugar accumulation potential and a medium acidity that can quickly drop at the end of the maturation. Verdanel gives balances, full-bodied and warm white wines that are suited to ageing.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Verdanel clone carries the number 1301.
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.
- Le Verdanel, éléments bibliographiques, historiques et génétiques. O. Yobregat, 2013, Ed. IFV, 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
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