Pagadebiti B
Name of vine variety in France
It is possible that this Corsican vine variety is originally from Italy.
In France, Pagadebiti B is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1988 2000 2016
ha 11 2 2 1
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoot has a moderate coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are green or yellow,
- adult leaves are orbicular shaped, 5, 7 or 9 lobes with a slightly open petiolar sinus or with slightly overlapping lobes, moderate size teeth, long compared to width at base, straight sides; an absence of anthocyanin coloration of veins, a jagged leaf blade and the underside with a slight or very slight coat of upright and flat-lying hairs,
- round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 223 239 180 194 246 240 235 249
Allel 2 131 229 249 191 200 252 240 257 251
Bud burst: 18 days after Chasselas. Grape maturity: period III, 4 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
This vine variety is very fertile and productive. It has a late plant cycle and is suited to the warmest terroirs (particularly during autumn) in order to reach proper maturity. The grape clusters must be protected as they are susceptible to sun burn.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Pagadebiti B is not very susceptible to fungal diseases.
Technological potential
Grape clusters are very large and long and the berries are very large. Pagadebiti B produces fresh, pale and light, not very aromatic wines.
Clonal selection in France
The 2 approved Pagadebiti B clones carry the numbers 868 and 869.
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.
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
868  Corse-du-Sud  ENTAV        
 1986  Corse-du-Sud        
Small distribution clone
869  Corse-du-Sud  ENTAV        
 1986  Corse-du-Sud        
Small distribution clone