Terroir 1996 banner
IVES 9 IVES Conference Series 9 Production and technological characteristics of some French clones of the Chardonnay variety in Yugoslavia

Production and technological characteristics of some French clones of the Chardonnay variety in Yugoslavia


[English version below]

L’observation est effectuée entre 1996 et 1998. L’expérience a commencé avec des clones numérotés: 75, 95, 96 et 227 de la variété Chardonnay. Le porte greffe est le Kober 5 BB. La forme de conduite est le cordon. La taille est longue. La densité de plantation est 3,5 x 1 mètre (2857 ceps par 1/ha). Le climat est moyen continental. Le sol est type de Cambisol. On a examiné les indicateurs suivants : la production du raisin; le poids, la forme, la longueur et largeur du grappe le poids, le forme, la couleur de la pellicule le contenu en sucre et l’acidité dans le moût, la teneur en alcool dans le vin (vol.%); la couleur; l’appréciation organoleptique du vin, etc.

Testing was held in the interval from 1996 to 1998. The trial was set up in 1992 with clones no. 75, 95, 96 and 277 of the Chardonnay variety. Rootstock Kober 5BB. Planting material as virus tested originates from France. Training form cordon. Long pruning. Planting distance 3.5 x 1 m (2,857 plants per hectare). Climate moderately continental. Soil character Cambisol. Zoning of the Chardonnay variety in vineyard districts of FR Yugoslavia. The following indicators have been tested: yield of grape, cluster mass, berry mass, shape, length and width of cluster, shape of berry, color of berry epidermis, content of sugar and acids in must, content of alcohol in wine, (vol.%) organoleptic appreciation, etc.


Publication date: February 15, 2022

Issue: Terroir 2002

Type: Article



*Lazar AVRAMOV, Faculty of Agriculture, 6 Nemanjina, 11081-Zemun, Yugoslavia
** Dusan JAKSIC, Federal office for herbal and animal genetics resources, 1 Omladinskih brigada, 11000 Belgrade – Yugoslavia

Contact the author


clones, production, sucre, acidités, vin, Chardonnay
clones, yield, sugar, acids, wine


IVES Conference Series | Terroir 2002


Related articles…

Physiological and growth reaction of Shiraz/101-14 Mgt to row orientation and soil water status

Advanced knowledge on grapevine row orientation is required to improve establishment, management and outcomes of vineyards on terroirs with different environmental conditions (climate, soil, topography) and in view of a future change to more extreme climatic conditions. The purpose of this study was to determine the combined effect of row orientation, plant water status and ripeness level on the physiological and viticultural reaction of Shiraz/101-14 Mgt.

Effects of mechanical leafing and deficit irrigation on Cabernet Sauvignon grown in warm climate of California

San Joaquin Valley accounts for 40% of wine grape acreage and produces 70% of wine grape in California. Fruit quality is one of most important factors which impact the economical sustainability of farming wine grapes in this region. Due to the recent drought and expected labor cost increase, the wine industry is thrilled to understand how to improve fruit quality while maintaining the yield with less water and labor input. The present study aims to study the interactive effects of mechanical leafing and deficit irrigation on yield and berry compositions of Cabernet Sauvignon grown in warm climate of California.

The effects of cane girdling on berry texture properties and the concentration of some aroma compounds in three table grape cultivars

The marketability of the table grapes is highly influenced by the consumer demand; therefore the market value of the table grapes is mainly characterized by its berry size, colour, taste and texture. Girdling could cause accumulation of several components in plants above the ringing of the phloem including clusters and resulting improved maturity. The aim of the experiments was to examine the effect of girdling on berry texture characteristics and aroma concentration.

Application of a fluorescence-based method to evaluate the ripening process and quality of Pinot Blanc grape

The chemical composition of grape berries at harvest is one of the most important factors that should be considered to produce high quality wines. Among the different chemical classes which characterize the grape juice, the polyphenolic compound, such as flavonoids, contribute to the final taste and color of wines. Recently, an innovative non-destructive method, based on chlorophyll fluorescence, was developed to estimate the phenolic maturity of red grape varieties through the evaluation of anthocyanins accumulated in the berry skin. To date, only few data are available about the application of this method on white grape varieties.

Different yield regulation strategies in semi-minimal-pruned hedge (SMPH) and impact on bunch architecture

Yields in the novel viticulture training system Semi-Minimal-Pruned Hedge (SMPH) are generally higher compared to the traditional Vertical Shoot Positioning (VSP). Excessive yields have a negative impact on the vine and wine quality, which can result in substantial losses in yield in subsequent vintages (alternate bearing) or penalties in fruit quality. Therefore yield regulation is essential. The bunch architecture in SMPH differs from VSP. Generally there is a higher amount but smaller bunches with lower single berry weights in SMPH compared to VSP.