• Called Poulsard or Ploussard, it takes its name from its resemblance to the fruit of the blackthorn tree.
  • Poulsard is originally from Franche Comté.
  • Its leaves are small and pointed.
  • It represents 14% of the ampelography of the Jura (300ha.)
  • It is not very productive and delicate, and buds early.
  • Pupillin is the capital of Poulsard. 
  • It does particularly well in our marl soils.
  • It produces light, fruity red wines with pastel hues.
  • It is found in AOP Arbois, Côtes Du Jura, L'Étoile (where it is vinified as a white wine), Crémant du Jura, Macvin du Jura and Bugey (for Cerdon).