Codivarta B
Name of vine variety in France
This vine variety is found in Corsica.
No synonym is officially recognized in France, nor in other countries of the European Union.
In France, Codivarta B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1988 2000 2008 2016
ha 1 1 1 1.4
Identification signs include:
- the tips of the  young shoot has an absence or just slight coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are entirely bronze or with bronze patches,
- adult leaves are orbicular or wedge-shaped, 5 or 7 lobes with an open U-shaped petiolar sinus, small teeth, long compared to width at base with straight sides or with 1 convex side and 1 concave side, absence or slight anthocyanin pigmentation and the underside with an absence or very slight coat of upright and flat-lying hairs, 
- round-shaped or short elliptical-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 223 233 178 200 260 238 235 251
Allel 2 133 225 249 178 204 260 254 259 251
Bud burst: 7 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period III, 4 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Codivarta B has moderate vigor and grow semi erect to erect.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Codivarta B is not very susceptible to grey rot.
Technological potential
The grape clusters are large and the berries moderate size. The sugar potential of this variety is moderate with moderate to low acidity.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Codivarta B clone carries the number 1085.
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.
- Dictionnaire encyclopédique des cépages. P. Galet, 2000, Ed. Hachette, Paris.
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
1085  Haute-Corse  ENTAV