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French Colombard

Synonym for the grape variety Colombard; see there.

The white grape variety comes from France. The name is derived from "Colombe" (dove) and refers to the grey colour of the berries. Synonyms grouped alphabetically by country are Bardero, Blanc Emery, Bon Blanc, Chabrier Vert, Charbrier Vert, Colombar, Colombeau, Colombie, Colombier, Coulombier, Cubzadais, Donne Rousse, Donne Verte, Gros Blanc Doux, Gros Blanc Roux, Guenille, Martin Cot, Queue Tendre, Queue Verte, Tourterelle(France); French Colombard, West's White Prolific(California); Colombar(South Africa).

Colombard - Weintraube und Blatt

It was first mentioned at the beginning of the 18th century under the name Colombar. Although it appears to be synonymous or morphologically similar, it should not be confused with the...

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