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Madeleine Alb

Synonym for the grape variety Luglienga Bianca; see there.

The white grape variety originates from Italy. The name is derived from "Luglio" (Ital. July) and indicates the early ripening from the end of July. The 160 or so synonyms attest to its great age and early widespread use. Some of them grouped alphabetically by country are Augustaner, Augustauer, Eichelttraube, Früher Großer Malvasier, Frühweisse Zibebe, Gelbe Seidentraube, Kilianer, Leipziger, Seidentraube, Silltraube (Germany, Austria); Golden Hamburg (England); Jouanenc, Julliatique Blanche, Lignan Blanc, Madeleine Alb, Madeleine Blanche, Meslier, Morillon Blanc, Précoce de Vaucluse, Raisin de Vilmorin (France); Agostenga, Bona in Ca, Lignenga, Lugiana Bianca, Luglienco Bianco, Luigese, Uva di Sant'Anna (Italy); Pulsar Belyi (Croatia); Gustana (Slovenia); Seidentraube (Switzerland); Vigiriega...

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