The white grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Balmesta Bianca, Belmestia, Bermestia Bianca del Piemonte, Bramestone Bianco, Bromesto, Brumesta, Laxissima, Pomestra Bianca, Poumestra Bianca di Favara and Siriiskii Belyi. It is a pure female grape, Pierre's Galet (1921-2019) conjectured that they are a mutation of the red variety Prunesta was through DNA analysis disproved. According to DNA analyzes in 2007 and 2012, she is a parent of the varieties Dorona di Venezia and Luglienga Bianca, Bermestia Bianca is in the Emilia-Romagna grown and there mainly as table grape, but also used as a wine grape. In 2010, however, no stocks were shown (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)