Caladoc N
Name of the variety in France
Caladoc
Origin
This variety was obtained in 1958 by INRA by crossbreeding Grenache and Cot.
Synonyms
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in the other countries of the European Union, for this variety.
Legal information
In France, Caladoc is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list and classified. This variety is also listed in the catalogues of the Member States of the European Union: Bulgaria and Portugal
Use
Wine grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
1988 1998 2008 2018
ha 64 914 2258 5066
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of young shoot with a medium density of prostate hairs,
- the green young leaves,
- the shoots with green internodes,
- the adult leaves, with three lobes, an open U-shaped petiole sinus, small teeth, long compared to their width at the base with straight sides, no anthocynanin coloration of the veins, slightly undulate leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, a very low density of prostate hairs,
- the berries that are slightly ellipsoid with particular spots (punctuations) on the bloom.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 143 223 239 188 188 258 240 233 239
Allel 2 149 236 239 191 188 260 248 243 251
Phenology
Bud burst: 5 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 3 weeks and a half to 4 weeks after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Caladoc is moderately vigorous. It can be pruned short and trained in gobelet. The production is steady and it is not susceptible to coulure.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Caladoc has a good resistance to grey rot and is slightly susceptible to powdery mildew.
Technological potentiality
The bunches are large, moderately compact and the berries are medium in size. This variety produces very full-bodied and typic wines, with intense color and an interesting tannic structure (tannins are rather supple, with no bitterness yet very present). Caladoc can also be used to make fruity and balanced rosé wines.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Caladoc clone carries the number 724
Bibliographic references
- Catalogue des variétés et clones de vigne cultivés en France. Collectif, 2007, Ed. IFV, Le Grau-du-Roi, France.
- Documentary collections of the Centre de Ressources Biologiques de la Vigne de Vassal-Montpellier, INRAE - Montpellier SupAgro, Marseillan, France.
- Dictionnaire encyclopédique des cépages et de leurs synonymes. P. Galet, 2015, Ed. Libre&Solidaire, France.
Description of clones certified in France
Identity and availability Agronomic data Technological data Autres informations
Clone no. Marque Origin Selection Year of
certification
Agronomic
references
Surface area used
for propagation (year)
Fertility Production
level
Bunch
weight
Vigor Berry
size
Susceptibility
to grey rot
Sugar
level
Color
potential
Titrable
acidity
Tannic
structure
Aromatic
intensity
Oenological
suitability
New General
note
Agro-tecnic
note
Note
agronomique
Agronomic
note
Links
724 INRA 1982 Languedoc
Provence
16.21 ha