It is a delicately fruity and light wine when the yield per hectare reaches the maximum allowed by the production regulations. This variety delivers a wine rich in colour and texture, which develops complex aromas with aging. Delivers excellent results by ageing in barriques.
This variety comes from French Provence area of Champagne and Burgundy, and was often confused with Pinot Blanc. Its name might originate from a village in the Maconnais.