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Grape Varieties - Crouchen

Crouchen

A white grape from the Pyrénées-Atlantiques also found in Basque Spain where it is called Hondarribi Zuri, a name also given to Courbu Blanc here. It was introduced to South Africa in the 17th century where it is called Cape Riesling. 

Signature Style

Signature Style

Neutral wines having the ability to age in bottle. 

Famous Examples

Famous Examples

None.

Principle Regions

Principle Regions

Pyrénées-Atlantique; Paid Vasco in Spain. The biggest concentration of vineyards, however, are found in South Africa.

Synonyms

Synonyms

Cape Riesling; Clare Riesling; Cougnet; Messanges Blanc; Paarl Riesling; Sable Blanc. 

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