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Montils

The white grape variety comes from France, Synonyms are Aucarot, Aucerot, Blanc de Montils and Chalosse. Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Folle Blanche (Chalosse Blanche) or Meslier Saint-François be confused. But there may be a Folle Blanche Parent-offspring relationship, According to in 2013 DNA analysis it is one of the numerous direct descendants of the variety Gouais Blanc; the second parent is unknown. The medium-ripening vine is susceptible to Botrytis, The variety is in the department Charente in Southwest France grown. It is in cognac and in the area Pineau des Charentes approved for white wines. The almost extinct variety was revived in the early 1990s. In 2010 164 hectares of vineyards were designated in France (cym Anderson ). Small stocks are also said to be in Australia and in Argentina give.

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

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