The red grape variety comes from France, Synonyms are Baclan, Baclans, Becclan, contribution, Durau, Dureau, Margillin Petit, Petit Béclan, Petit Dureau, Petit Margillin, Roussette Noir, Saunoir and Süßschwarz. Despite apparently indicative synonyms or partly large ones morphological It must not be similar to the varieties Durif. peloursin (with the synonym Gros Béclan) or Pinot Noir be confused. The early ripening, low-yielding vine is prone to the wrong mildew, It produces light-colored, rather low-alcohol red wines. In a catalog of grape varieties published in 1897 by the ampelographer Charles Rouget, around 500 hectares are still mentioned. In 2010 she occupied the region law only half a hectare (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012