The red grape variety comes from Italy (South Tyrol). The most important of the over 160 Synonyms alphabetically grouped by country (other major names in bold) Black Hamburg , Black Hamburgh, Pope Hamburgh, Prince Albert, Victoria, Victoria Hamburgh ( England ); Admiral, Egyptian, Blue Trollinger, Bocksauge, Bocksbeutelrebe, Roach, Frankenthaler, Hammelshoden, Hammelsschelle, Hammelssohlen, Hudler, Huttler, Kreuzertraube, Mohrendutte, Schwarzblauer Trollinger, Trollinger , Tinkerweaver ( Germany ); Bresciana, Bressana, Schiavone, Uva Meranese, Uva Nera d'Amburgo ( Italy ); Edelvernatsch, Großvernatsch, Meraner Kurtraube, Tschaggele, Vernatsch ( South-Tirol ).
The variety is the most important member of the heterogeneous name group schiava, With the variety Schiava Gentile exists one Parent-offspring relationship, It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Piccola Nera. Schiava Grigia or Schiava Lombarda be confused. The variety has many direct descendants: