The red variety comes from France, The name (ouiller = aufschlichten) is derived from the abundance of income. Synonyms are Aragnan Noir, Ouillade, Ouillard, Ouliade and Passerille Noire. A first reliable mention was made in 1676. It may not with the variety Cinsault which was often marketed under her name. For the variety Oeillade Blanche (synonym for Picardan ) is not a color mutation, Oeillade Noir was crossing partner in the new breed Oeillade Bouschet,
The medium-ripening vine is susceptible to Botrytis and millerandage (Millerandage). It produces dark, fruity, alcohol-rich red wines and is also called table grape used. The variety was once in the south of France in the Provence widespread, but stock has declined sharply in the 20th century. In 2010, only 18 hectares of vineyards were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012