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The red grape variety comes from France, Synonyms are Bordelais Noir, Bouchalès, Bourdalès, Grand Vesparo and Périgord. Despite apparently indicative synonyms or morphological It must not be similar to the varieties bouchalès. Cot (Synonym Grosse Mérille) or MILGRANET (Synonym Petit Mérille) can be confused. According to in 2009 DNA analysis there is one Parent-offspring relationship to the variety Prunelard, The variety was first mentioned in 1783 and was earlier in Southwest France widespread. The medium-ripening high-yielding vine produces light-colored, simple red wines, which are mainly used as a blend partner. She is in the wines of Fronton and Cotes du Tarn respectively. Gaillac contain. In the 1960s, 2,500 hectares were recorded, but in 2010 only 44 hectares were planted.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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