The white grape variety may come from Italy. Synonyms alphabetically grouped by country are Moscatel Amarillo ( Argentina ); Moscatel Amarilla? ( Chile ); Fior d'Arancio, Goldenmuskateller, Moscatel, Moscato della Siria, Moscato Giallo (second main name), Moscato Sirio, Muscatedda ( Italy ); Nutmeg Zuti ( Croatia ); Muscat Vert, Muscat du Pays ( Switzerland ). Despite apparently indicative synonyms or morphological Similarities are not allowed Golden Muscat. Muscat Blanc or Muscat Fleur d'Oranger be confused.
Loud Wine grapes exists according to 2001 DNA analysis a Parent-offspring relationship between Moscato Giallo and Muscat Blanc. In addition, in this work Moscatel Amarillo as an independent, for Criolla group counting variety mentioned. However, there is a discrepancy with other sources. Because in the statistics of Kym Anderson Moscatel Amarillo (Argentina) and Moscatel Amarilla (Chile) are listed as synonyms for Moscato Giallo. And in VIVC catalog a Torontel variety with the synonym Moscatel Amarillo is also given as an independent variety and a Moscato Giallo variety without parentage.
The early to medium maturing lockerbeerige Vine is resistant to Botrytis and limited against both mildews but susceptible to chlorosis and Black spots disease (Phomopsis). It produces golden, aromatic white wines nutmeg, The variety is sold under the name Goldmuskateller or Moscato Giallo mainly in the double region Trentino-Alto Adige, but also in Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Veneto grown. In 2010 stocks for Moscato Giallo in Argentina (133 ha), Brazil (126 ha), Chile (25 ha), Italy (1,127 ha) and Croatia (59 ha). It is unclear whether it is the same variety.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)