The red grape variety comes from France
. Synonyms are Cerene, Serene, Serene de Voreppe, Serene di Voreppe and Sérénèze di Voreppe. According to DNA analyses
, the variety is a presumably natural cross between Gouais Blanc
. The Onchette
variety was also created with the same parents. The variety used to be cultivated in the south-eastern French department of Ardèche
, but is no longer of any importance today. In 2010, the official statistics did not show any stock.