This ancient white grape variety, also known by its German name, Traminer, has been cultivated in France for nearly 900 years. It is most famous for producing the sherry-like “vin jaune” in Jura, eastern France. A late ripening variety with small berries and thick skin; it can produce dry white wines with good acidity. It typically shows citrus and floral characters, but is also capable of more exotic tropical flavors. It is known for its aroma and ability to age.