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Chasselas

The white grape variety possibly originates from France or from the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Around 250 synonyms (60 of which include the name part Chasselas) attest to its great age and worldwide distribution. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Queen Victoria White, Sweetwater White (Australia); Edelwein, Bassitraube, Elsässer, Frauentraube, Gutedel, Krachgutedel, Krachlampe, Krachmost, Markgräfler, Schönedel, Silberling, Süßling, Viviser, Weißer Gutedel, Weißer Krachgutedel (Germany); Queen Victoria, Queen Victoria White (England); Bar-sur-Aube, Bar-sur-Aube Blanc, Bon Blanc, Chasselas Blanchette, Chasselas Blanc Royal, Chasselas de Barde Montauban, Chasselas de Thomery, Lardat, Lardeau, Lardot, Lausannois, Mornant, Mornant Blanc, Mornen Blanc, Pinzutella, Raisin d'Officier, Rougeasse, Royal Muscadine, Valais Blanc (France); Chasselas Bianco, Chasselas Dorato (Italy); Plemenka, Plemenka Bijela, Praskava (Croatia); Gutedel, Junker, Moster, Silberling, Silberweiß, Silberweißling, Silberwisli, Silberwissling (Austria); Sasla (Romania); Blanchette, Bois Rouge, Chasselas Blanc, Chasselas Doré, Chasselas Fendant, Chasselas Giclet, Chasselas Jaune Cire, Chasselas Plant Droit, Chasselat, Dorin, Fendant, Fendant Blanc, Perlan, Wälsche (Switzerland); Chrupka, Chrupka Biela, Chrupka Červená, Chrupka Fialová, Chrupka Petržlenová, Chrupka Muškátová, Chrupka Ružová, Chrupka Ušľachtilá(Slovakia); Bela Žlahtnina, Žlahtnina Bijela (Slovenia); Chasselas Dorada, Elba Toro, Franceseta, Temprana Agostena, Temprana Tardía, Tempranillo de Nav, Temprano (Spain); Chrupka, Chrupka Bílá, Chrupka Červená, Chrupka Petrželová(Czech Republic); Shasla Belaya (Ukraine); Chasselas Piros, Fabianszölö, Fehér Chasselas, Fehér Fabianszölö, Saszla (Hungary); Amber Chasselas, Chasselas Doré, Golden Bordeaux (USA).

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