The white grape comes from France, Synonyms are Chacolí Zuria, Courbeau, Courbi, Courbis Blanc, Courbu, Courbut Blanc, Courtoisie, Hondarribi Zuri and Vieux Pacherenc. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Arrufiac. Crouchen. Noah or Petit Courbu be confused. According to the year 1999 DNA analysis became the French ampelographer Pierre Galet Proposed opinion refutes that Courbu Blanc and Courbu Noir color mutations same variety are. In the Spanish Basque country the three become mixed sentence cultivars Courbu Blanc, Crouchen and Noah are called Hondarribi Zuri; see below Hondarribi Beltza,
The medium maturing, high-yielding vine has extremely small berries. She is prone to Botrytis and both mildews, The variety produces strong white wines with lemon flavor. She was already threatened with extinction and was successfully revived. Courbu Blanc is located in southwest France in the areas Béarn. Irouléguy. Jurançon and Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh authorized. The acreage in 2010 totaled 43 hectares.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012