The red grape variety comes from France, Synonyms are A Tre Colori, Ballon de Suisse, Bicolor, Bizzarria, Mondwein, Morillon Panaché, Raisin Panaché, Schweizertraube, Tressot Bigarré (bigarre = brightly patterned), Tressot Lune and two-tone Morillon. It is a color mutation the French variety Tressot Noir, The peculiarity is that the grapes in stripes can have white, blue or blue-white sectored berries. The second part of the name is derived from this (panaché = mixed). The leaves can also be striped in autumn. The variety became known as a curiosity in the 16th century. Today it is almost extinct; in 2010 no inventory was shown (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)