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Molette

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Color of berry skin  Blanc
Notable regions  Savoy wine region
Sweetness of resulting wine  Dry
Species  Common Grape Vine
Also called  see list of synonyms
Origin  France
Wine color  White wine
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Similar  Gringet, Common Grape Vine, Merille, Camaralet, Barbaroux

Molette is a white French wine grape planted primarily in the Savoie region. As a varietal wine, Molette tends to produce neutral tasting wine so it is often blended with Roussette to add more complexity.

DNA analysis has revealed Molette to be a cross between Gouais blanc and an unidentified grape variety.

Synonyms

Molette is also known under the synonyms Molette blanche and Molette de Seyssel.

Molette is also used as a synonym for Mondeuse blanche and Mondeuse noire. Furthermore, Molette noire is a synonym of Mondeuse noire and Molette de Montmelian is a synonym of Jacquère.

References

Molette Wikipedia


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