By Jancis Robinson
Basque vine variety that dna profiling suggests is identical to the Ferrón of ribeiro. See also the white wine grapes gros manseng and petit manseng.
Manseng, usually Petit Manseng, can also be found in Uruguay, where it, like tannat, was taken by Basque settlers in the 19th century.
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