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Monbadon

The white grape variety comes from France, Synonyms are Aouba, Auba, Blanc de Cadillac, Burger, Cadillac and Frontignan des Charentes. It is possibly based on the exact place of origin, the municipality of Monbadon in the Gironde named. According to the year 2000 DNA analysis is a natural cross between Folle Blanche x Ugni Blanc ( Trebbiano Toscano ). The medium to late ripening, very productive vine is susceptible to Botrytis, It provides acidic, neutral white wines for quick enjoyment. The almost extinct variety is only in small quantities in France Languedoc cultured. In California counted them under the name Burger especially in the Central Valley until the 1950s to the most common varieties from which simple in large quantities Jug wines (Bulk wines) were produced. However, the stock has decreased significantly since then, because in 2010 there were only 498 hectares of vineyards. There are also small stocks in Australia,

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

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