Claverie

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"Chalosse Blanche" redirects here. For the French wine grape also known as Chalosse Blanche, see Folle Blanche.

Claverie is a white French wine grape variety that was once widely planted in the Landes region by Dutch traders who prized the varieties ability to produce wines with high alcohol levels. Today the variety exist in small isolated plantings in Southwest France and is nearing extinction.[1]

Synonyms[edit]

Various synonyms have been used to describe Claverie and its wines including Bouguieu, Chalosse Blanche, Chaloussenc, Clabarien, Clabérieu, Clabéria, Claverie Blanc and Claverie vert.

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Robinson Jancis Robinson's Guide to Wine Grapes pg 53 Oxford University Press 1996 ISBN 0-19-860098-4