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French Colombard

Synonym for the grape variety Colombard; see there.

The white grape variety originates from France. The name derives from "Colombe" (dove) and refers to the grey colour of the berries. Synonyms grouped alphabetically by country are Bardero, Blanc Emery, Blanquette, Bon Blanc, Chabrier Vert, Charbrier Vert, Colombar, Colombeau, Colombie, Colombier, Coulombier, Cubzadais, Donne Rousse, Donne Verte, Gros Blanc Doux, Gros Blanc Roux, Guenille, Kolombar, Martin Cot, Pied Tendre, Queue Tendre, Queue Verte, Tourterelle (France); French Colombard, West's White Prolific (California); Semilão (Spain); Colombar (South Africa). The vine was first mentioned in the early 18th century under the name Colombar. Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological...

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