or Blauer

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Blau or Blauer is the adjective meaning ‘blue’ in German, often used for darker-berried vine varieties. Blauburgunder and Blauer Burgunder are pinot noir, for example, while Weissburgunder and Weisser Burgunder are pinot blanc.