This vine variety of unknown origin was developed starting from the second half of the 19th century.
No synonym is officially recognized in France for this variety.
In the European Union, Alphonse Lavallée N can officially be designated by other names: Alphonse-Lavalle (Austria), Alfons lavele (Bulgaria) and Alfonso Lavallee (Spain).
In France, Alphonse Lavallée N is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".This variety is likewise listed in the Catalogues of other European Union member states: Austria, Bulgaria, Spain, Italy and Portugal.
Wine and table grape variety
Bud burst: 6 days after Chasselas.Grape maturity: period II, 3 weeks after Chasselas
Alphonse Lavallée N is fairly susceptible to powdery mildew and leaf spot. In the absence of problems with berry splitting, Alphonse Lavallée N clusters are not very susceptible to grey rot since they are loose.
The 4 approved Alphonse Lavallée N clones carry the numbers 319, 797, 798 and 857. These different clones are mainly used for the production of table grapes.