The white grape comes from France, Synonyms are Blanc Précoce Musqué de Courtiller, Courtill (i) he Musqué, Courtiller Musqué Précoce, Courtiller Précoce, Kurtile Rannii, Madeleine Musqué de Courtillier, Muscat Courtill (i) he, Muscat de Saumur, Précoce Blanc Musqué de Courtiller, Précoce de Courtiller , Précoce de Saumur, Précoce Musqué and Prekos de Kurtile. It was built in 1842 in Saumur (Loire) by Auguste Courtiller (1795-1875) openly dimmed Seedlings of Pinot Précoce Noir ( Frühburgunder ) selected. According to done in 2013 DNA analysis she comes from a crossroads Pinot x Muscat Blanc, However, this is based on only 17 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics, The very early ripening vine is called table grape used.
The French breeder Christian Oberlin (1831-1915) from Colmar-Alsace and others, they used because of their precocious property for many more new varieties, It was in the breeding lists not the current main name, but mostly Courtiller Musqué Précoce, Muscat Courtiller or similar indicated. These were, among other things, the new breeds Aromriesling. August Riesling. early Muscat. early Riesling and Huxelrebe,
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)