Marsanne would have come about several centuries ago near Montélimar, in the Drôme. It can also be found in Cassis, in Savoy, in Languedoc-Roussillon or in Saint-Péray in the Ardèche, as well as on the famous hills of l’Hermitage.
Grape variety from the south of France, the Clairette Blanche is typically southern. Its bunches are of average size and its grapes have particularly juicy flesh. It is a late-budding variety, very vigorous.