Burger (grape)

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Burger
Grape (Vitis)
Color of berry skinBlanc
SpeciesVitis vinifera
Also calledMonbadon and other synonyms
OriginFrance
Notable regionsCalifornia

Burger is a white wine grape of French origin, today planted primarily in the Central Valley. Its French name is Monbadon.[1]

In the early history of Californian wine, Burger was a majority variety but its influence has steadily decreased and now it is used primarily in bulk jug wine production.[2]

Synonyms[edit]

Burger is also known under the synonyms Aouba, Auba, Berger, Blanc de Cadillac, Burger, Cadillac, Caoba, Castillone à Montendre, Frontignan, Frontignan des Charentes, Grand Blanc, Gros Montils, Meslier d'Orleans, Monbadon, and Ugni de Montpellier.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Monbadon Archived 2012-04-30 at the Wayback Machine, Vitis International Variety Catalogue, accessed 2010-07-14
  2. ^ J. Robinson Jancis Robinson's Wine Course Third Edition pg 101 Abbeville Press 2003 ISBN 0-7892-0883-0