The white grape comes from France, Synonyms are Courbis, Courbu Petit, Petit Courbu Blanc, Vieux Pacherenc and Xuri Zerratu. The parentage is unknown. It may be based on apparently suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Courbu Blanc (Vieux Pacherenc) or Lauzet be confused. The late-ripening, low-yielding vine is prone to Botrytis, It produces aromatic, flowery white wines with aromas of lemons and honey. The variety is in Southwest France mainly used as a blend and is in the fields Béarn. Irouléguy. Jurançon and Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh authorized. It is cultivated in France on 66 hectares. In Spain were in the Basque country 36 hectares recorded. In 2010, a total of 102 hectares were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012