The white grape comes from France, Synonyms include Aigre Blanc, Blanc Aigre, Blanchette, Couilleri, Dongine, Jongin, Jonvin, Molette and Savouette. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Molette (Mondeuse Blanche), Roussette d'Ayze or Verdesse (Dongine) be confused. According to 2000 done DNA analysis is from a presumably natural crossing Mondeuse Blanche x dureza the variety Syrah emerged. In addition, exist Parent-offspring relationships between Mondeuse Blanche and the varieties Mondeuse Noire. Robin Noir and Viognier (the already long-standing assumption that Mondeuse Blanche is one mutation was disproved by Mondeuse Noire). The late-ripening, low-yielding vine is somewhat prone to Botrytis, It spends acid-stressed, alcohol-rich white wines with storage potential. The variety is the areas Bugey and Vin de Savoie authorized. In 2010, six hectares of vineyards were recorded (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012