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Marsanne

The white grape variety comes from France. It is probably named after the community of the same name in the Département Drôme. Synonyms are Avilleran, Avilleron, Ermitage, Ermitage Blanc, Ermitazh, Hermitage, Grosse Roussette, Johannisberg, Malvasia Bianca di Lucania, Marsan, Marsanne Belyi, Marsanne Blanche, Marsanne Drome, Marzanne, Metternich, Rousseau, Roussette Grosse, Roussette Saint-Péray, White Hermitage and Zrmitazh. It must not be confused with the variety Roussanne (Petite Roussette), with which there is a parent-progeny relationship according to DNA analyses carried out in 2010, despite apparent synonyms or morphological similarities.

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