The red grape variety comes from France, Synonyms are Bourrignou, Bourriscou, Bourrisquou de Romanet, Bourrisquou de Romani, Mourrisquou de Romani and Romanet. It was founded in 1887 by a wine grower in the forest near the municipality of Vogüé in the department Ardèche / Rhone found in southeastern France. According to in 2013 DNA analysis it comes from a presumably natural cross between To lift x Monastrell, However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). The late ripening vine is particularly resistant to real ones mildew, It was created by the French breeder Georges Couderc (1850-1928) several times for the breeding of different documents used; for example passe-partout, The rare variety is considered by a few producers in the Ardèche Wine grape tried, In 2010, however, no stock was shown (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012