Calitor N
Name of vine variety in France
Calitor
Origin
Calitor N is originally Provencal.
Synonymy
In France, this variety can officially be called "Pécoui touar N" for plant propagation material.
No synonym is officially recognized in other countries of the European Union.
Regulations
In France, Calitor N is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Use
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 1979 1988 2000 2008 2016
ha 299 319 195 204 60 40 12
Description
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoot has a heavy coat of flat-lying hairs, 
- the young leaves are yellow with bronze patches,
- adult leaves are 5-lobed with a slightly open petiolar sinus of slightly overlapping lobes, long teeth compared to width at base, straight sides, an absence of anthocyanin pigmentation of veins, a twisted leaf blade, upturned and the underside with a moderate to heavy coat of upright and flat-lying hairs,
- round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 223 239 176 186 252 238 235 239
Allel 2 131 236 249 182 204 252 240 235 255
Phenology
Bud burst: 8 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period III, 4 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Calitor N is fertile and productive and can be short-pruned.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Calitor N is susceptible to downy mildew and grey rot. On the other hand, it resists very well to powdery mildew.
Technological potential
the grape clusters and berries are large. Calitor N produces light, flat, lacking acidity and not very colorful wines.
Clonal selection in France
There are no approved clones for this variety at the present time.
Bibliographic references
- Catalogue des variétés et clones de vigne cultivés en France. Collectif, 2007, Ed. IFV, Le Grau-du-Roi.
- Documentation interne du Domaine de Vassal. 1949-2011, INRA, Marseillan-plage.
- Cépages et vignobles de France, tome 2. P. Galet, 1990, Ed. Dehan, Montpellier.
- Ampélographie. P. Viala et V. Vermorel, 1902-1910, Ed. Masson, Paris.