Semebat N
Name of vine variety in France
Semebat
Origin
This variety was obtained by INRA in 1956 by crossbreeding Baroque B and Cot N.
Synonymy
Regulations
In France, Semebat N is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties".
Use
Wine vine variety
Evolution of area under vines in France
1988 2000 2008 2016
ha 4 2 2 0.5
Description
Identification signs include:
- the tips of the young shoot have a moderate coat of flat-lying hairs,
- the young leaves are green with bronze patches,
- the shoot has red internodes,
- adult leaves are orbicular, whole, 3 or 5-lobed with a slightly overlapping petiole sinus; moderate teeth with straight sides, heavy anthocyanin coloration of veins; jagged leaf blade, bubbled and the underside with a moderate coat of upright and flat-lying hairs,
- round-shaped berries.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 223 239 176 196 256 238 245 239
Allel 2 153 225 262 188 202 260 254 267 239
Phenology
Bud burst: 4 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: period II, 2 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Semebat N grows upright, is very vigorous and must be managed. This variety is well suited for mechanized harvesting.
Sensitivity to diseases and pests
Semebat N is fairly insensitive to grey rot.
Technological potential
Grape clusters are moderate in size and the berries are small. Semebat N can produce balanced, colored, robust wine with good degree of alcohol. Under unfavorable conditions, it can have herbaceous aromas.
Clonal selection in France
The only approved Semebat N clone carries the number 746.
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
746    INRA        
 1981  Bordelais
Sud-Ouest