The red variety is a new breed between Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta x Jurançon Noir, The crossing took place in 1958 in France through Paul Truel on behalf of the INRA in Montpellier, Incidentally, the same parent is also the variety Chenanson emerged. The medium-maturing vine is prone to Botrytis, It produces neutral, bright red wines. The variety is in the south of France in the smallest quantities in the départements Aude. Hérault and Vaucluse grown. In 2010, only three hectares were recorded (Kym Anderson ).
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)