Colombaud B
Name of vine variety in France
Colombaud
Origin
Colombaud B is a Provencal vine variety.
Synonymy
In France, thsi vine variety can officially be called "Bouteillan B" for plant propagation material.
Regulations
In France, Colombaud B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Use
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1979 2016
ha 1 2 0
Description
Identification signs include:
- the young leaves are yellow,
- adult leaves are large and orbicular-shaped, whole or with 3 lobes, with a closed petiolar sinus with overlapping lobes, moderate teeth with striaght sides, an absence of anthocyanin pigmentation, a revolute, roughly bubbled, cupped leaf blade and the underside with a sparse coat of upright and flat-lying hairs,
-slightly elliptical-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 223 243 176 186 240 254 257 239
Allel 2 131 223 243 182 188 256 266 257 261
Phenology
Bud burst: 8 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period III, 4 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Colombaud B is very vigorous and is fertile when short pruned. Its shoots grow semi-horizontal and it is adapted solely to very hot and very poor fertile terroirs.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Colombaud B is fairly susceptible to fungal diseases, particularly to grey rot.
Technological potential
The grape clusters and berries are large. Colombaud B produces dry, shiny and acid white wine.
Clonal selection in France
There are no approved clones for this variety at the present time. Surveys have recently been carried out in vineyards in Provence.
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.