COMMON SYNONYM: Roussanne Blanc, Bergeron
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: France
SPECIES: V. vinifera
BREEDER: Rhône, France
HARVEST TIMING: Late
CLONES OFFERED: 03
Information from the National Grape Registry, www.ngr.ucdavis.edu
OTHER INFORMATION: The Roussanne grape has a reddish-brown skin with the flavors of herbal tea. It produces a wine of varying richness based on the growing climate. Very vulnerable to powdery mildew, rot, drought and wind and uneven ripening. Highly acidic.