The largest wine encyclopedia in the world

23.006 Keywords • 48.228 Synonyms • 5.304 Translations • 28.313 Pronunciations

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


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:

World's largest wine knowledge database, made with by our author Norbert Tischelmayer.

About the Glossary


Privacy Notice: ×

Cookies facilitate the provision of our services. By using our services, you agree that we use cookies.