Chambourcin N
Name of vine variety in France
The origin of Chambourcin N or 26205 Joannès Seyve (interspecific hybrid) is unknown.
In France, this variety can officially be called "26205 Joannès Seyve" for plant propagation material.
In France, Chambourcin N is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 1979 1988 1998 2008 2016
ha 64 1571 3363 1204 1803 948 529
Identification signs include:
- the tips of the young shoot have a moderate coat of flat-lying hairs
- the young leaves are yellow with bronze patches,
- adult leaves are orbicular or kidney shaped, whole or 3 lobes with a U or V-shaped open petiolar sinus, shallow lateral sinuses, long teeth compared to width at base, convex sides or with one convex and one concave side, slight anthocyanin pigmentation of veins, moderate coat of upright hairs on the petiole; a smooth leaf blade and the underside with a moderate coat of upright hairs,
- the berries are round or slightly flat in shape.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 236 239 182 188 260 240 251 239
Allel 2 143 242 251 186 194 262 254 257 249
Bud burst: 9 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period II, 2 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Chambourcin N resists well to winter cold but is sensitive to chlorosis and drought. It is very vigorous with horizontal growth and can be managed with short pruning but is sometimes susceptible to millerandage.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Chambourcin N is not very affected by downy mildew and powdery mildew but is susceptible to phylloxera.
Technological potential
Grape clusters are moderate to large and the berries are moderate size. Good sugar accumulation potential. Chambourcin N produces colored wines of acceptable quality with the presence of anthocyanin diglucosides.
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 1. P. Galet, 1988, Ed. Dehan, Montpellier.