The white grape comes from France, Synonyms include Melié, Melié Blanc, Meslier de Champagne, Meslier Doré, Meslier Jaune, Meslier Petit, Meslier Vert, Orbois and Petit Meslier à Queue Rouge. Despite seemingly indicative synonyms or morphological She may not share similarities with the varieties Riesling (Graševina) Menu Pineau (Orbois) or Meslier Saint-François be confused. According to done in 2013 DNA analysis it is a presumably natural cross between Gouais blanc x Savagnin Blanc ( Traminer ). Petit Meslier comes from the northeast of France between Champagne and Franche-Comté, From a probably natural cross between Gamay x Petit Meslier is the variety Meslier Noir emerged.
The vine is prone to Verrieseln and millerandage as well as especially for Botrytis, It produces very acidic white wines with aromas of rhubarb and green apples. For historical reasons, it is like Arbane for the champagne For example, it is licensed from the well-known champagne house Duval-Leroy used. The acreage in 2010 was only four hectares. It should also be a small stock in Australia give.
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Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012