The white grape variety comes from France, Synonyms are Branco Especial, Especial Branco, Royal Magdalenentanie, Maddaleina Royal, Maddalena Reale, Madeleine Impériale, Madlen Blond, Madlen Roial, Madlen Roiyal, Madlen Royal, Magdalena Kralovska, Magdalene Real, Magdalenka Kralovska and Plant du Caporal. She was at the institute in 1845 in Angers (Maine-et-Loire) Moreau-Robert from an unknown at that time seedling bred. According to in 2010 DNA analysis is a presumably natural cross between Pinot x Frankenthal Noir ( Schiava Grossa ). The variety was a cross partner in the new varieties abondant. Frühgipfler. Madeleine Angevine. splendor grape and Sirio, with some Dalmasso- and Pirovano-table grapes, as well as the long searched father type of Müller-Thurgau, The vine ripens early with grapes nutmeg and is sensitive to real people mildew, It is as table grape and Zierrebe suitable. In 2010, less than one hectare of vines was planted in the French department Hérault expelled.
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)