The white grape variety comes from France, Synonyms are Blanc Précoce Musqué de Courtiller, Courtill (i) er Musqué, Courtiller Musqué Précoce, Courtiller Précoce, Kurtile Rannii, Madeleine Musqué de Courtillier, Muscat Courtill (i) er, 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 bloomed Seedlings of the Pinot Précoce Noir ( Frühburgunder ) selected. According to in 2013 DNA analysis it 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 used them for many others due to their early maturing properties new varieties, It was not the current main name, but mostly Courtiller Musqué Précoce, Muscat Courtiller or similar was given in the breeding lists. These included the new varieties Aromriesling. August Riesling. early Muscat. early Riesling and Huxelrebe,
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)