Candin B
Name of vine variety in France
This variety was obtained in 1981 by INRA. It was derived from the interspecific crossbreeding of 7489 Inra Bdx and Muscat de Hambourg N.
No synonym is officially recognized in France, nor in other countries of the European Union.
In France, Candin B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Variety exclusively for amateurs and private domestic use.
Evolution of area under vines in France
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Identification signs include:
-thetips of the young shoot have a moderate  coat of flat-lying hairs,
-young leaves are yellow,
- adult leaves are orbicular and light green in color; 5 or 7-lobed witha petiolar sinus with a U-shaped bottom; long teeth compared to width at base, straight sides or with one concave and one convex side, absence or very slight anthocyanin pigmentation of veins, shiny leaf bladeas, thin, upturned and the underside with an absence or very sparse coat of flat-lying and upright hairs,
- elliptical-shaped berries with a muscat flavor.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 229 247 176 0 0 236 243 271
Allel 2 133 236 260 186 0 0 254 245 271
Bud burst: 6 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period I, 1 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Candin B has moderate vigor. This variety grows semi upright to upright and can be managed with moderate long pruning.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Candin B is not very susceptible to downy mildew, powdery ildew, anthracnosis, black rot and grey rot but it must be grafted.
Technological potential
Candin B grape clusters are moderate to large in size, not very compact and the berries are large with a firm pulp, and not very juicy.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Candin B clone carries the number 5004.
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.
Description of clones approved in France
Identity and availability Agronomic data Technical data
Clone number Origin Selection Fertility Production level Sugar content Potential color
Year approved Agronomic references Weight of grape clusters Vigor Total acidity Tannic structure
Growing surface area Size of berries Sensitivity to Botrytis Aromatic intensity Oenological aptitudes
5004    INRA