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Lindauer

Synonym for the grape variety completer; look there.

The white grape variety comes from the border area Italy / Switzerland, Synonyms are Great Lafnetscha, Small Lafnetscha, Lindauer, Malans, Malanserrebe, Malanstraube, Malansertraube, White Malanstraube and Zürirebe. The variety already mentioned in 1321 in a document of the Cathedral of Chur (after other source already 926). The name of the eponymous wine derives from the evening prayer "Completorium", after which the strong wine used to be drunk by the monks of the cathedral chapter Chur during Lent.

Completer - grape and leaf

The parents of the variety are unknown. Allegedly,...

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