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Malvasia bianca

It is not clear whether there is an independent grape variety with this name. It could also be a homonym for several different varieties. In the VIVC catalogue there is a separate variety Malvasia Bianca originating from Italy, but no parentage (parenthood) is given. Synonyms grouped alphabetically by country are Früher Weißer Malvasier, Mährer(Germany); Malvasia Bastarda, Malvasia Puntinata, Invarella, Iuvarella, Lavarella, Lavarella Verdana, Uva Greca and Verdana(Italy); Alicante Espagnol du Dão(Portugal); Malvazija Bela(Slovenia); Malvasia de la Rioja(Spain); Sarga Malvazia(Hungary).

Malvasia Bianca

The picture is taken from the Italian website below, which also features a separate variety called Malvasia Bianca. The regions Calabria and Sicily are indicated as growing areas. The DOC/DOCG zones listed here are similar to those of the Malvasia Bianca di Candia variety.

In Wine Grapes, however, there is no separate variety with this name, but is a synonym for Malvasia Bianca di Candia, Malvasia Bianca di Piemonte and Malvasia Bianca Lunga.

In 2010, no stocks were recorded under the name Malvasia Bianca (Statistics Kym Anderson). See also a complete list of all varieties with the name part Malvasia under Malvasia.

Pictures: M.I.P.A.A.F - National Vine Certification Service

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