You are using an old browser that may not function as expected.
For a better, safer browsing experience, please upgrade your browser.

Log in Become a Member


The red grape variety is a complex interspecific new variety 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 hybrid was crossed by the French breeder Albert Seibel (1844-1936). It contains genes of Vitis aestivalis, Vitis cinerea, Vitis labrusca, Vitis riparia, Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera. Among others the varieties Afus Ali and Vivarais were involved. By the way, the variety Soleil Blanc was created with the same parents. Chelois was a cross-breeding partner of the new varieties Ventura and Vincent.

Voices of our members

Egon Mark

For me, Lexicon from wein.plus is the most comprehensive and best source of information about wine currently available.

Egon Mark
Diplom-Sommelier, Weinakademiker und Weinberater, Volders (Österreich)

The world's largest Lexicon of wine terms.

26,427 Keywords · 47,031 Synonyms · 5,321 Translations · 31,760 Pronunciations · 207,670 Cross-references
made with by our author Norbert F. J. Tischelmayer. About the Lexicon