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Gaillard Blanc

Synonym for the grape variety Clairette; see there.

The white grape variety originates from France. The name means "bright white" or "shiny" and probably refers to the white hairs on the underside of the leaves. Synonyms are Blanc Laffite, Blanquette, Blanquett de Limoux, Clairet, Clairette Blanche, Clairette de Limoux, Clairette Pouchudo, Clarette Pounchudo, Clairette Verte, Clarette, Fehér Clairette, Gaillard Blanc, Kleret, Klaret Belyi, Muscade, Oeillade Blanche, Osianka, Osyanka, Petit Blanc, Petit Kleret, Pignola Bianca, Uva Gijona, Vivsianka, Vivsyanca and Vivsyanka. It must not be confused with the Bourboulenc (Clairette à Grains Ronds), Picardan or Piquepoul Bl anc varieties, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms. The parentage (parentage) is unknown. According to DNA analyses, there is a close genetic relationship to the Plant Droit variety. The...

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