The white grape is a new breed between Baroque x Chardonnay, The crossing took place in 1956 on behalf of the INRA by the Basque Pierre Marcel Durquéty (* 1923) in France with the support of the university Montpellier, The early-ripening, low-yielding vine is prone to Botrytis, It produces full-bodied, aromatic white wines with relatively little acidity. The variety is therefore good for noble sweet Wines suitable. But it is only in very small quantities in Southwest France grown in the départements of Charente, Haut-Loire and Lot; in 2010, four hectares of vineyards were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ). In the vine museum of the winery Franz Leth in the village of Fels, Lower Austria There are also a few vines.
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)