Rubilande Rs
Name of vine variety in France
Rubilande Rs or 11803 Seibel (an interspecific hybrid) is derived from the crossbreeding of Bienvenu Rs (or 2859 Seibel) and Roi des noirs N (or 4643 Seibel).
In France, this vine variety can officially be called "11803 Seibel" for plant propagating material.
In France, Rubilande Rs is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1958 1968 2000 2008 2016
ha 737 426 11 8 6.4
Identification signs include:
- the tip of the young shoot has a moderate coat of flat-lying hairs, 
- young leaves are reddish color,
- orbicular or wedge-shaped adult leaves, 5 or 7 lobes with a V-shaped or a slightly open U-shaped petiolar sinus, long teeth compared to width at base, straight sides and a low anthocyanin coloration of veins, slightly upturned leaf blade and the underside with a moderate coat of upright hairs, 
- round-shaped berries
Genetic profile
Allel 1 131 223 239 178 180 244 240 235 239
Allel 2 143 243 255 183 194 256 240 259 249
Bud burst: 4 days before Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period I, 1 and 1/2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Rubilande Rs grows semi-erect, is fairly fertile and is susceptible to chlorosis and to drought.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Rubilande Rs resists fairly well to downy mildew and to anthracnosis, but is susceptible to grey rot and must be grafted.
Technological potential
Grape clusters are compact and medium size. The berries are large and have a juicy pulp. Rubilande Rs can be used either as table or wine grapes. The wines produces are mediocre quality rosé wines with no diglucoside anthocyanins.
Clonal selection in France
There are no approved clones for this vine 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.