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Generosa (grape variety)

There are at least three white grape varieties with this name:

1) New breeding (also Kecskemét 15) between Ezerjó x Piros Tramini ( Gewurztraminer ). The crossing took place in 1951 in Hungary by the breeder Bíró Károly. After a long trial period, it was finally released in 2004. The late-ripening, high-yielding vine with hard-shelled, pink berries is resistant to mushrooms. frost and drought, It produces acidic, spicy white wines. The variety is almost exclusively in the area Kunság (98 ha), as well as in small quantities too Csongrád and Hajós-Baja grown. In 2010 were in Hungary a total of 103 hectares of vineyards reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

2) New breed between Fernão Pires x Pirovano 75 = Sultana Muscata ( Muscat d'Alexandrie x Sultana ). She will be on the Azores (mainly on the island of Pico) and in the area Beiras grown in very small stocks. In 2010 were in Portugal a total of three hectares of vineyards.

3) Synonym (also Moscatella Generosa) for the grape variety Muscat Blanc in Italy.

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