The white grape variety comes from the Trentino ( Italy ). The name probably derives from the Valle Lagarina in Trentino. Synonyms are Chegarèl and Sghittarella. Possibly the "White Lagreiner" mentioned again and again in 1318 and then repeatedly until the 18th century is a wine of this type (or Traminer ). According to DNA analysis became a guess Parent-offspring relationship with the red variety Lagrein disproved. The early ripening, productive vine is resistant to wintry ones frost and generally against fungal diseases, It produces white wines with a lemon aroma. The variety is grown almost exclusively in Trentino. The acreage in 2010 was 23 hectares (Kym Anderson ).
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service