The white grape variety (also Roussaou) comes from France, Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities to the variety Bourboulenc (Roussaou) can be confused. According to in 2013 DNA analysis is a presumably natural cross between Chanronge x Gouais Blanc, However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). However, the variety is no longer of any importance, in 2010 no stock was shown (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
But there are also many other French grape varieties with the Roussette name. Etymologically, the name may derive from "rousse" (red-brown, foxy), which could refer to the color of the berries or shoots. With one exception, they are white varieties: