Colobel N
Name of vine variety in France
Colobel N or 8357 Seibel (an interspecific hybrid) comes from the crossbreeding of 6150 Seibel and Plantet N (or 5455 Seibel).
In France, this variety can officially be called "8357 Seibel" for plant propagation material.
In France, Colobel N is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 1988 2000 2008 2016
ha 1269 925 105 46 11 7
Identification signs include:
- the tips of the young shoot has a slight coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are green with reddish patches,
- adult leaves are orbicular, whole with a slightly open V-shaped petiolar sinus, moderate size teeth with straight sides, an upturned leaf blade, shiny; bubbled, slightly cupped near the petiolar point which reddens in the autumn and the underside with an absence or very slight coat of flat-lying and upright hairs,
- the berries are round-shaped and the pulp is slighted colored.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 223 239 182 178 252 240 235 249
Allel 2 131 223 251 188 188 260 248 259 271
Bud burst: 2 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period III, 4 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Colobel N has moderate vigor and grows upright to semi-upright. It can be managed and long pruned.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Colobel N is not very affected by downy mildew but is susceptibe to anthracnosis and should preferably be grafted.
Technological potential
The grape clusters are moderate size, compact and the berries are likewise moderate in size. Colobel N produces fairly colored, very mediocre quality wines with the presence diglucoside anthocyanes.
Clonal selection in France
Ther are no 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.