The white grape variety is a new breed between Baroque x Chardonnay, The crossing took place in 1956 on behalf of the INRA through the Basque Pierre Marcel Durquéty (* 1923) in France with the support of the university Montpellier, The early ripening, low-yielding vine is susceptible to Botrytis, It produces full-bodied, aromatic white wines with relatively little acid. The variety is therefore good for noble sweet Suitable wines. However, it is only used in very small quantities Southwest France grown in the Charente, Haut-Loire and Lot departments; in 2010 four hectares of vineyards were shown (Statistics Kym Anderson ). In the Vine Museum of the Franz Winery Leth in the municipality of Fels, Lower Austria there are also a few vines.
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)