The white grape comes from France, Synonyms are Albin Blanc, Aubain, Aubier, Aubin, Blanc de Creuë, Blanc de Magny and Gros Vert de Crenay. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Aubin Vert or Gros Vert be confused. According to done in 2013 DNA analysis it is a presumably natural cross between Gouais blanc (Heunisch) x Savagnin Blanc ( Traminer ). It was first mentioned in 1829. The early ripening vine produces aromatic white wines with moderate acidity. The endangered species is in Lorraine cultivated in Moselle on just over one hectare of vineyards (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : Ursula Brühl, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants,
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