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Balzac Blanc

The white grape comes from France, Synonyms are Balzard Blanc, Balzat, Blanc Limousin, Margnac Blanc and Ressière. According to the year 2000 at the University of California carried DNA analysis it is a (natural) cross between Gouais blanc (Heunisch) x Chenin Blanc, Other varieties with the same parents are Colombard and Meslier Saint-François, An earlier suspected relationship with red species Monastrell (Synonym Balzac Noir) has not confirmed this. The variety was first mentioned by E. Boutard in 1842 in the "Catalog des espèces de vignes". The medium-maturing vine is prone to fake and genuine mildew, It is almost extinct and is only in small quantities in Southwest France in the department Charente grown. In 2010, however, no stocks were reported (Kym Anderson ).

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