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Appellation of origin for a red wine in the Swiss canton Vaud from a variety of grape variety Pinot Noir, It is a so-called Klonmutanten, The DNA profile Although identical to Pinot Noir, but there are small morphological Differences (see also under Pinot ). The variety may not with the in the Alsace cultivated name-like variety servanin be confused. According to a hypothesis, the cultivation was already funded by the Duke of Burgundy, Philipp the Bold (1342-1404). His daughter Marie de Bourgogne escaped from the im Burgundy raging plague at the beginning of the 15th century after Saint-Prex at Morges in the Switzerland and brought seedlings With. Under the names Salvagnin, Servagnin de Morges, Vieux Salvagnin or Pinot Salvagnin she found there in the episode wide distribution. But then she fell into oblivion and was practically extinct in the 1960s except for a few vines. Towards the end of the 1990s, there were efforts to revive the grape. In 2003, it was officially launched under the name Servagnin to avoid confusion with the AC wine Salvagnin (from Salvagnin Noir = also Pinot Noir), presented to the public. Under this name, it may only be marketed in the Waadter area Morges.

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