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The red variety comes from France, Synonyms are Corsin, Duresa, Dureza, Feunette, Fumette, Gros Béclan, Gros Noir, Pelorsin, Pelossard, Peloursin Noir, Pourret and Pourrot. It may despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Béclan, Bia Blanc (no longer cultivated), dureza. Durif or Poulsard be confused. The descent of Peloursin is unknown, probably these species are extinct. Peloursin was crossbred partner of the new varieties Durif and joubertin,

Peloursin - grape and leaf

The medium-maturing vine is prone to black rot and Botrytis, It was formerly in the département Isère and in Savoy grown in eastern France. Today she almost disappeared; There is a small stock under the name Gros Béclan in the region law, In the 1880s, she was after California introduced where they are in Sonoma County was cultivated. In 2010, no stock was reported under Peloursin (Kym Anderson ).

The complicated confusion in California regarding Durif, Peloursin and Syrah in the context of the term Petite Si (y) rah is under the keyword Durif described in detail.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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