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Neheleschol

The white grape variety probably originates from Israel. Synonyms are Eparce, Eparse, Geant de Palestine, Promised Land Grape, Holy Land Grape, Jerusalem. Jupp's Rosary Grape, Kanaani, Maraviglia, Negelescol, Neguelescol, Nehelescol, Palestina Bianca, Promicao, Promissao, Promissao Branca, Raisin Blanc de Jerusalem, Raisin de Jericho, Raisin de la Palestine, Syrian, Terra Promessa, Terra Promessa Bianca, Terre Promose, Terre Promise Blanche, Uva de Promissao, Uva della Terra Promessa and Uva di Jerusalemme. The vine is characterised by enormously large grapes. In the Bible, the 4th book of Moses (Numbers), chapter 13/23, tells of the exploration of Canaan, which Moses had commissioned some spies to do. Here they found a huge bunch of grapes: from there they came to the valley of the grapes. There they cut a vine with a bunch of grapes and carried it two by two on a pole, along with some pomegranates and figs. According to one hypothesis, the variety is supposed to be a descendant.

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