Madeleine angevine Oberlin B
Name of the variety in France
Madeleine angevine Oberlin
This table grape variety was obtained by C. Oberlin during the 19th century in the Alsace region. Based on genetic analyses carried out in Montpellier, this variety would be the result of the crossbreeding between Madeleine angevine and Bouquettraube.
There is no officially recognized synonym in France nor in the other countries of the European Union, for this variety.
Legal information
In France, Madeleine angevine Oberlin is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list.
Table grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
1958 1968 2008 2018
ha 427 167 7 ND
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a high density of prostate hairs,
- the green or yellow young leaves,
- the circular entire adult leaves, with a U-shaped closed petiole sinus or with overlapping lobes, with often naked petiole veins, small teeth with straight sides, no anthocyanin coloration of veins, a strongly blistered, twisted and goffered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, a medium density of erect and prostate hairs,
- the ellipsoid or ovoid berries.
Genetic profile
Allel 1 133 234 243 178 188 260 254 227 271
Allel 2 133 236 247 178 204 260 254 243 271
Bud burst: 6 days before Chasselas.
Grape maturity: very early season, 1 week and a half before Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Madeleine angevine Oberlin is moderately vigorous, with a semi-erect bearing which can be pruned short. This variety is susceptible to millerandage.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Madeleine angevine Oberlin is not very susceptible to grey rot, powdery and downy mildew.
Technological potentiality
The bunches are medium in size and not very compact. The berries are also medium in size, simple-flavored, with a moderately thick skin and a juicy pulp.
Clonal selection in France
There is no certified clone for this variety yet.
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.