The red grape variety comes from France, Synonyms are Beaunoire, Cep Gris, Mourillon, Pinot d'Aï, Pinot d 'Ailly, Pinot d'Orleans and Sogris. She may not with the ampelographisch similar sibling Bachet Noir be confused. According to done in 2013 DNA analysis it is one of the numerous natural crosses between Gouais blanc x Pinot, The early ripening vine produces light colored, low-alcohol red wines of simple character. The almost extinct variety is cultivated in the northeastern Aube department. No stocks were reported in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012