Life Style / Wine Grapes / Auxerrois
Auxerrois: French local name for the Malbec, a.k.a Côt red wine grape species grown in the Cahors region of France and also, confusingly, an important white-wine producing variety in the Alsace region . . . View Full Definition
Auxerrois Blanc: Local name for variety, used for white wine production, grown in the northeast Moselle and Alsace regions of France. Used to produce mildly acidic wines that add a honied intensity to blends . . . View Full Definition
Valdiguié: Warm region minor grape widely grown in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France and known also under the alias name of Gros Auxerrois. Used to create backbone in the high alcohol . . . View Full Definition
Pinot Gris: Was thought to be a mutant clone of Pinot Noir. However, recent DNA analysis (2002) suggests identical genetic make up to the Blau Burgunder of Austria, the skin colors (ranging from pale pi . . . View Full Definition
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