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Valais Blanc

Synonym for the grape variety Chasselas; see there.

The origin of the white grape variety is unclear; one of the hypotheses is based on Switzerland. Around 250 synonyms (60 of which include the part of the name Chasselas) testify to its great age and worldwide distribution. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Queen Victoria White, Sweetwater White (Australia); Edelwein, Bassiraube, Frauentraube, Gutedel, Krachgutedel, Markgräfler, Schönedel, Silberling, Süßling, Viviser, Weißer Gutedel, Weißer Krachgutedel(Germany); Queen Victoria White(England); Bar-sur-Aube, Bon Blanc, Chasselas Blanchette, Chasselas Blanc Royal, Chasselas Croquant, Chasselas de Barde Montauban, Chasselas de Thomery, Chasselas Musqué, Lardat, Lardeau, Lardot, Lausannois, Mornant Blanc, Mornen Blanc, Pinzutella, Raisin d'Officier, Rougeasse, Royal Muscadine, Valais Blanc(France); Chasselas Bianco, Chasselas Dorato, Lacrima Christi Rose (Italy); Plemenka, Plemenka Bijela, Praskava(Croatia); Gutedel, Junker, Moster, Silberling, Silberweißling, Silberwisli, Silberwissling, (Austria); Sasla (Romania); Blanchette, Bois Rouge, Chasselas Blanc, Chasselas Croquant, Chasselas Doré, Chasselas Fendant, Chasselas Giclet, Chasselas Jaune Cire, Chasselas Plant Droit, Chasselat, Dorin, Fendant, Fendant Blanc, Perlan, Wälsche(Switzerland); Chrupka, Chrupka Biela, Chrupka Červená, Chrupka Fialová, Chrupka Petržlenová, Chrupka Muškátová, Chrupka Ružová, Chrupka Ušľachtilá(Slovakia); Bela Žlahtnina, Rdeča Žlahtnina (Slovenia); Chasselas Dorada, Elba Toro, Franceseta, Temprana Agostena, Temprana Tardía, Tempranillo de Nav, Temprano(Spain); Chrupka, Chrupka Bílá, Chrupka Červená, Chrupka Petrželová(Czech Republic); Shasla Belaya(Ukraine); Chasselas Piros, Fabianszölö, Fehér Chasselas, Fehér Fabianszölö, Saszla(Hungary); Amber Chasselas, Chasselas Doré, Golden Bordeaux(USA).

Chasselas - Weintraube und Blatt

It must not be confused with the varieties Albillo Mayor, Barbarossa, Admirable de Courtiller (Chasselas de Courtiller), Chasselas de Pondichery, Fayoumi, Madeleine Royale, Marzemina Bianca, Palomino...

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