The red grape variety is a complex interspecific new breed Seibel 5163 (Seibel 2510 x Gaillard 2 ) x Seibel 5593 (Seibel 880 x Seibel 4202). Synonyms are Chelois Noir, S 10-878 and Seibel 10-878. The intersection of hybrid took place by the French breeder Albert Seibel (1844-1936). They are genes of Vitis aestivalis. Vitis cinerea. Vitis labrusca. Vitis riparia. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. Among other things, the two varieties Afus Ali and vivarais involved. Incidentally, the same parents are also the variety Soleil Blanc emerged. Chelois was crossing partner in the two new breeds Ventura and Vincent,
The early-ripening, high-yielding vine is resilient to both mildews, but sensitive to wintry frost, It produces spicy red wines or rosé wines with cherry flavor, often with Chancellor or Chambourcin be blended. In France At the end of the 1950s it was still represented on around 900 hectares, but the stock has been extremely reduced due to the interim EU Hybtriden ban. Today she will be in Canada, as well as in the US states Missouri. new York and Pennsylvania grown.
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)