The red grape variety comes from France. Bécuet, Becuét, Berla'd Crava Cita, Berlas Citta, Berlo Citto are grouped alphabetically by country. Italy ); Aguzelle, Aguyzelle, Bâtarde, Bâtarde Longue, Beccu, Bécuette, Etraire, Etris, Guzelle, Moirans, Persan Noir, Posse de Chèvre, Pousse de Chèvre, Presan, Pressan, Princens, Prinsan, Prinsens, Prinssens, Rives, Serine, Serinne Pointue , Siranne ( France ). It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Etraire de l'Aduï (Gros Persan), Mondeuse Noire (Persagne) Pinot Noir (formerly Persan was called mutation considered) or Syrah (Serine) be confused. According to DNA analysis exists between Persan and Etraire de l'Aduï one Parent-offspring relationship, A presumably natural crossing Persan x peloursin revealed joubertin,
The early to mid-seasoning vine is prone to both mildews, It provides body and tannin-rich red wines with good acidity and aging potential. The variety was once in Savoy widely used, but after the Phylloxera disaster lost in importance. Here she is in the wines Vin of Allobroge and Vin de Savoie allowed and occupies nine hectares in France. In Italy she will be in Piedmont cultivated on three hectares, we are there under the name Bécuet in the DOC area Pinerolese authorized. There is also a tiny stock in the Switzerland ( Geneva ). In 2010, a total of 12 hectares were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service