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Verdesse

The white grape comes from France, The name derives from the rich dark green (vert) of the leaves and berries. Synonyms include Bian Ver, Bian Vert, Blanchette, Clairette de Chindrieux, Clairette Précoce, Dongine, Etraire Blanche, Verdasse, Verdèche and Verdesse Musquée. It may not be with the variety due to apparently indicative synonyms Mondeuse Blanche (Blanchette, Dongine). According to done in 2013 DNA analysis is a presumably natural cross between savagnin ( Traminer ) x unknown partner. The medium-late-ripening vine is prone to true and false mildew,

She brings alcoholic, spicy white wines floral Flavors, but without nutmeg as one might suspect on the basis of some synonyms. The variety is also called table grape used. It was first built in 1841 in Sassenage in the southeast lying Isère in Savoy mentioned documentary. Until the 1920s, she was the most common grape here. She is in the fields Bugey and Vin de Savoie admitted, but occupies only three hectares of vineyards. A stock with seven hectares is also available in the Piedmont (Italy). In 2010, a total of ten hectares were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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