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Malvasia

Common name or synonym (many names for one variety) and homonym (one name for many varieties) for many different, unrelated grape varieties, especially in Italy, Spain and Portugal. They exist with the berry colours white, light green, grey, rosé, red, blue and black and also with different aromas, for example with and without muscat tones. In summary, the grape varieties with "Malvasia" in their name have a genetically diverse background and show an equally heterogeneous morphology (external appearance). That is, there are no particular Malvasia-specific characteristics. The name Malvasia names a wine type and not a grape variety family that is often wrongly called that (the same phenomenon, by the way, also applies to the four name groups Lambrusco, Muscat, Trebbiano and Vernaccia)

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