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Synonym for the grape variety Schiava Grossa; see there.

The red grape variety originates from Italy (South Tyrol). Around 160 synonyms attest to the vine's great age and wide distribution. The most important ones grouped alphabetically by country are Black Hamburg, Black Hamburgh, Garston Black Hamburgh, Hampton Court, Pope Hamburgh, Prince Albert, Queen Victoria, Victoria, Victoria Hamburgh (England); Admiral, Egyptian, Egyptian, Bachtraube, Bammerer, Bilsenroth, Blauer Trollinger, Blauer Wingertshäuser, Bocksauge, Bocksbeutelrebe, Bommerer, Dachtraube, Gelbholziger Schwarzblauer Trollinger, Frankenthaler, Hammelshoden, Hammelsschelle, Hammelssohlen, Hudler, Huttler, Kreuzertraube, Lamper, Lampers, Lambert, Mohrendutte, Pfundtraube, Schwarzblauer Trollinger, Schwarzwelscher, Südtiroler Kurtraube, Trollinger, Zottelwälscher (Germany); Bruxelloise, Grand Noir, Gros Bleu, Gros Noir, Gros Plant Grand Noir, Raisin Bleu (France); Bresciana, Bressana, Schiavone, Schiavone di Merano Nera, Uva Meranese, Uva Nera d'Amburgo (Italy); Edelvernatsch, Großvernatsch, Meraner Kurtraube, Tschaggele, Vernatsch(South Tyrol).

The variety is the most important member of the heterogeneous name group Schiava. There is a parent-offspring relationship with the variety Schiava Gentile. Schiava Grossa must not be confused with the varieties Piccola Nera, Schiava Grigia or Schiava...

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