You are using an old browser that may not function as expected.
For a better, safer browsing experience, please upgrade your browser.

Log in Become a Member

Malvasia Bianca di Piemonte

The white grape variety originates from Italy. Synonyms are Caccarella, Greco, Malvasia Bianca, Malvasia Greca, Malvasia Moscata, Moscatella, Moscato Greco, Moscato Greco Nell'Astigiano and Mosella. It is one of the numerous varieties with the name part Malvasia. Despite seeming synonyms or morphological similarities, it should not be confused with the varieties Greco, Malvasia Bianca di Candia, Malvasia Bianca Lunga, Malvasia del Lazio or Malvasia di Lipari. According to DNA analyses carried out in 2020, it originates from a presumably natural cross between Malvasia Aromatica di Parma x unknown partner. The medium to late ripening vine is susceptible to powdery mildew but resistant to botrytis. It produces floral white wines with aromas of citrus and tropical fruit.

Voices of our members

Andreas Essl

The glossary is a monumental achievement and one of the most important contributions to wine knowledge. Of all the encyclopaedias I use on the subject of wine, it is by far the most important. That was the case ten years ago and it hasn't changed since.

Andreas Essl
Autor, Modena

The world's largest Lexicon of wine terms.

26,117 Keywords · 46,878 Synonyms · 5,323 Translations · 31,451 Pronunciations · 188,319 Cross-references
made with by our author Norbert F. J. Tischelmayer. About the Lexicon