The white grape 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, The one from Pierre Galet put up a presumption that they have one mutation the red variety Prunesta be, was through DNA analysis disproved. According to DNA analyzes done 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 reported (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)