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Tocai Friulano

Synonym (also (also Tocai Italiano, Tocay Italico) for the grape variety Sauvignonasse; see there

The white grape variety originates from south-west France; the name means "Sauvignon-like". Synonyms grouped alphabetically by country are Sauvignon Vert(Chile); Blanc Doux, Sauvignon de la Corrèze, Sauvignon Gros Grain, Sauvignon Vert(France); Friulano, Malaga, Occhio di Gatto, Tai, Tai Bianco, Tocai, Tocai Friulano, Tocai Italico, Trebbianello, Tuchì(Italy); Zeleni Sauvignon(Slovenia).

Although it appears to have synonyms or morphological similarities, it should not be confused with Furmint (Northern Italy), Muscadelle (Sauvignon Vert in California), Riesling (Argentina and Chile) or Sauvignon Blanc (Argentina, Chile, France, Russia), which has often been the case in these countries in the past. Particularly in South America, the confusion was great because the Sauvignonasse and Sauvignon Blanc varieties were planted in a mixed set in many vineyards. Under the name Friulano, the variety was a cross between the Italian new varieties Fleurtai and Soreli.

Sauvignonasse - Weintraube und Blatt

The exact origin of the variety is the Gironde in southwest France, where it has never been cultivated on a large scale. It was often grown together with Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon. Nowadays, there are only remnants and it does not even appear in the statistics. The parentage...

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