This table grape variety originally comes from Spain.
No synonym is officially recognized in France, nor in any country in the European Union.
In France, Aledo B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".This variety is likewise listed in Catalogues of other member states of the European Union: Spain and Portugal.
Table grape variety
Identification signs include:
- the tips of young shoots are sparsely covered with flat-lying hairs,
- young leaves are green,
- adult orbicular leaves, 3 or 5 lobed with a closed V-shaped petiolar sinus, shallow lateral sinuses, short teeth with straight sides, absence of anthocynanin pigmentation of veins, slight bubbles on leaf blade, slightly rugged. The underside is sparsely covered with flat-lying hairs and upright hairs,
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32 Allel 1 131 229 239 178 188 244 238 243 271 Allel 2 141 238 243 186 192 252 254 247 271
Bud burst: 7 days after Chasselas.Grape maturity: period IV, 6 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Aledo B has average vigor and semi-erect growth. This variety is prone to shot berries and must be trained and can be managed with short or long pruning.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Aledo B is slightly susceptible to grey rot.
Aledo B clusters are moderately compact and average size. The berries are large, simple flavor with thick skins and not very juicy pulp. Aledo B grapes hold up well on the stock and have good capacity for long distance transport.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Aledo B clone carries the number 6008