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Muscat Blanc

The white grape variety probably originates from Italy or Greece, or more broadly speaking "from the Mediterranean region". It is the noblest, but not the most common variety from the large group of the Muscat (see general information there). The most common name worldwide is Muscat Blanc, the full name after the berry shape is Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains Ronds (Petits Grains Ronds = small round berries)

Muscat Blanc - Traube Muscat Blanc, Blatt, Trauben Muscat Gris/Rouge und Muscat Noir

Around 300 synonyms testify to the vine's great age and worldwide distribution. Many names are numerous varieties with a wide variety of berry colours with white (most common), yellow, grey, green, pink, red, brown, violet, blue and black. The most important ones grouped alphabetically by country are Brown Muscat, Frontignac (Australia); Tamyanka (Bulgaria); Muscat, Yellow Muscat, Grey Muscat, Red Muscat, Black Muscat, Incense Grape, White Muscat, Weyrer (Germany, Austria); Muscat Frontignan (Chile); White Frontignan (England); Muscat d'Alsace, Muscat de Die, Muscat de Lunel, Muscat de Narbonne, Muscat Frontignan (France); Moschato, Moschato Aspro, Moschato Kerkyras, Moschato Lefko, Moschato Mazas, Moschato Samou, Moschato Spinas, Moschato Trani, Moschoudi, Moschoudi Proïmo, Muscat Sámos, Muskuti (Greece); Muscat Canelli (Israel); Generosa, Moscatella Generosa, Moscatello Bianco, Moscatello di Saracena, Moscatello di Taggia, Moscatellone, Moscato Bianco, Moscato di Chambave, Moscato d'Asti, Moscato dei Colli Euganei, Moscato di Canelli, Moscato di Momiano, Moscato di Montalcino, Moscato di Noto, Moscato di Tempio, Moscato di Trani, Moscato Reale, Moscodellone (Italy); Istarski Muškat, Momjanski Muškat, Muškat Istarski, Muškat Momjanski (Croatia); Temjanika (Northern Macedonia); Moscatel Branco, Moscatel do Douro, Moscatel Galego Branco (Portugal); Tamâioasa Alba, Tamâioasa Romaneasca (Romania); Muscat Belii, Muscat Belyi, Tamyanka (Russia); Muscat du Valais (Switzerland); Tamjanika, Tamyanka (Serbia); Muškát Žltý (Slovakia); Rumeni Muskat (Slovenia); Moscatel Castellano, Moscatel Commun, Moscatel de Grano Menudo, Moscatel de Grano Pequeno, Moscatel Encarnado, Moscatel Fino, Moscatel Morisco (Spain); Frontignac, Muscadel, Muskadel, Muscat Frontignan (South Africa); Muškát Žlutý(Czech Republic); Beyaz Misket, Bornova Misketi, Myskett (Turkey); Bela Dinka, Beli Muskat, Franczier Veros Muscatel, Muscat Lunel, Piros Muskotály, Sárga Muskotály (Hungary); Muskadel White, Muscat Blanc, Muscat Canelli, Muscat Frontignan (USA).

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