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Eastern esona

Synonym (also Ostesa) for the grape variety Garganega; see there.

The white grape variety originates from Italy. Synonyms are Bianchetto, Decanico, Dorana di Venetia, Garganega Bianca, Garganega Comune, Garganega di Gambellara, Garganega Gentile, Garganega Grossa, Garganega Piramidale, Garganega Veronese, Gargania, Garganica, Grecanico, Grecanico Bianco, Grecanico Dorato, Grecenicu Biancu, Lizzara, Ostesa, Ostesona, Recanicu (Italy); Garganega Bijela (Croatia); Malvasía de Manresa (Spain). Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities, it must not be confused with the varieties Dorona di Venezia, Ribolla Gialla or Vitovska. This very old vine was already mentioned in the 13th century by Petrus de Crescentiis (1230-1320). As with some other Italian grape varieties such as Greco, a Greek origin is suspected, which would also be confirmed by its occurrence in Sicily. To date, however, no genetic relationships to Greek varieties have been established.

Garganega - Weintraube und Blatt

The variety probably originates from the province of Verona in Veneto. Several DNA analyses carried out at the...

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