The white grape comes from France, Synonyms are Aucarot, Aucerot, Blanc de Montils and Chalosse. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Fool Blanche (Chalosse Blanche) or Meslier Saint-François be confused. But there may be one for Folle Blanche Parent-offspring relationship, According to done in 2013 DNA analysis it is one of the many direct descendants of the variety Gouais blanc; the second parent is unknown. The medium-maturing vine is prone to Botrytis, The variety is in the department Charente in Southwest France grown. She is in cognac and in the area Pineau des Charentes approved for the white wines. The nearly extinct variety was revived in the early 1990s. In 2010, 164 hectares of vines were declared in France (Kym Anderson ). Small stocks should also be in Australia and in Argentina give.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012