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Synonymous with the grape variety muscatel; look there.

Primarily, this term is the name for a vine associated. In fact, it is an umbrella term for various game types. intersections respectively. new varieties with muscatel involvement and not uncommonly not related grape varieties. It is therefore not possible to speak of a group of varieties and certainly not a Muscat family (the same phenomenon also applies to the four groups of names Lambrusco. Malvasia. Trebbiano and Vernaccia ). There are muscat varieties with berries in all imaginable shades of white, yellow, gray, green, pink, red, brown, violet, blue and black. According to one of the numerous hypotheses, the variety is said to be around 3,000 BC. The Egyptians and Persians were known, for which wall paintings are sometimes also mentioned as an indication. However, there is no solid evidence for this, because identification is of course not possible with such pictorial representations.

Muscatel - Muscat Blanc, Muscat Jaune, Muscat Rouge, Muscat Noir

As likely origin will today Greece or possibly Italy considered. This suggests that there are descendants and kinship relationships with other varieties in both countries. Accordingly, it was possibly brought to Europe by the Greeks and spread by the Romans in their domain. Supposedly the emperors were already Charlemagne (742-814) and Friedrich I. Barbarossa...

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