Synonym (White Heunisch) for the grape variety Gouais blanc; look there.
The white grape variety comes from France or Germany. Around 180 Synonyms testify to the high age and wide distribution of the vine in Europe. The most important are alphabetically grouped by country are Bauernweinbeer, Bedschisser, Branearube, Brown, Brown Grape, Burgergger, Burger, Dickwhite, Dickwiss, Frankenthaler, Yellow Heunisch, Coarse, Coarse, Coarsely Acid, Grobheunisch, Coarse Wine, Coarse White, Coarse Whites, Hensch, Heunisch, Heinisch, Heinsch, Hensch, Hentschler, Heunscher, Heunschler, Hinschen, Hintsch, Hunnentraube, Hunsch, Hunsch, Hunschrebe, Huntsch, Hynsch, Hyntsch, Kleinberger, Laxier Grape, Flourwhite, Quadler, Shit Grape, White Heunisch, White Zapfner, White Coarse, Whitebeam, Wippacher ( Germany and or Austria ); Bon Blanc, Bouillan, Bouillaud, Bouilleaud, Enfariné Blanc, Foirard, Gauche Blanc, Goe, Goet, Goez, Goix, Goet, Gouche, Gouche Blanche, Gouet Blanc, Gouette, Gouget Blanc, Goys, Gros Blanc, Gueuche Blanc, Liseiret, Lombard Blanc, Moreau Blanc, Mouillet, Petit Gouge, Plant de Séchex, Plant Madame, President, Provereau Blanc, Verdet, Verdin Blanc, Vionnier ( France ); Blanció, Preveiral ( Italy ); Belina, Belina Drobna, Krapinska Belina, Wippacher ( Croatia ); Gigante Branco ( Portugal ); Gouais Jaune, Gwäss ( Switzerland ); Hajnos ( Hungary ).
There are several grape varieties called Heunisch, but not all are related. The Ursorteorte is white (yellow) Heunisch or Gouais Blanc . Genetically identical mutations are Tricolor Heunisch (Tribarvna Belina, Vexiertraube) for color change during ripening of bronze-on pale red to white, red-striped Heunisch (Pekasore, Gros Corinthe) for red-green striped berries and seeds Loser Heunisch (Absenger, aspirant Heunisch Seedless, Virgin grape, Small Corinthe). These three varieties differ in the grape quality. The two varieties Rosa Heunisch and Schwarzer Heunisch (Blue Tokay, Debela Crnina, Gouais Noir, Hohmann, Schwarzhinsch) are according to DNA analysis direct descendants. Furthermore, there are the unrelated varieties Red Heunisch and Blue Heunisch, However, the assignment of synonyms should not be viewed absolutely because they were used "criss-cross". All varieties or varieties are no longer relevant today and are only for historical reasons in vineyards (eg. Geilweilerhof and Domaine de Vassal ).
The variety Gouais Blanc (France) is genetically identical to Weißer Heunisch (Germany), although the development in the "home countries" has been somewhat different. The German name Heunisch comes from the early Middle Ages and was allegedly first mentioned in the 11th century with "hunisce druben". He associates with the Huns and that they should have brought them to Europe. However, this hypothesis is not certain or difficult to prove. For many centuries, the terms "Heunisch" (for "coarse") and " Frankish "(For" fine ") the only wine or quality designations and have not referred to a particular variety. A reliable mention of the variety was made in 1546 in the famous "Kreutzer book" of the botanist Hieronymus Bock...