Ribol N
Name of the variety in France
Ribol
Origin
This variety was obtained in 1958 by INRA by crossbreeding Olivette blanche and Alphonse Lavallée.
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, Ribol is officially listed in the "Catalogue of vine varieties" on the A list. It is classified as a wine grape variety only in some French department (see the regulations in force). This variety is also listed in the catalogue of other Member States of the European Union: Croatia and Portugal.
Use
Wine and table grape variety.
Evolution of cultivated areas in France
1979 1988 1998 2008 2018
ha 10 74 180 165 78
Descriptive elements
The identification is based on:
- the tip of the young shoot with a low density of prostate hairs,
- the green young leaves with bronze spots,
- the shoots with no coloration of nodes and internodes,
- the circular adult leaves, with three lobes, an open to slightly open V-shaped petiole sinus, medium to long teeth compared to their width at the base with straight sides, no anthocyanin coloration of veins, a finely blistered leaf blade, and on the lower side of the leaves, no or a very low density of erect and prostate hairs,
- the ellipsoid berries with a significant bloom.
Genetic profile
Microsatellite VVS2 VVMD5 VVMD7 VVMD27 VRZAG62 VRZAG79 VVMD25 VVMD28 VVMD32
Allel 1 131 223 249 182 204 252 238 243 261
Allel 2 135 234 255 191 204 258 254 259 271
Phenology
Bud burst: 9 days after Chasselas.
Grape maturity: mid-season, 3 weeks and a half after Chasselas.
Suitability for cultivation and agronomic production
Ribol displays a moderate to strong vigor, with an erect to semi-erect bearing. It can be pruned short or moderately long. This variety is not very susceptible to millerandage.
Susceptibility to diseases and pests
Ribol is susceptible to phomopsis, powdery mildew and downy mildew but is generally not very affected by grey rot.
Technological potentiality
Ribol's bunches are large, moderately compact with a long and not very lignified peduncle. The berries are large, simple-flavored, with a thick skin, a firm pulp and with an average quality gustative flavor. This variety has a good storage and transport capacity. Ribol produces light wines, with a low alcohol degree.
Clonal selection in France
The only certified Ribol clone carries the number 503.
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
503 INRA 1976