The white grape variety may come from California, Synonyms are Muscadelle, Muscadelle Bordelais and Muscadelle of California. It is one of the numerous mostly unrelated varieties with part of the name Malvasia (look there). It cannot be made with the French variety Muscadelle (with the synonym Muscadelle Bordelais) can be confused. According to in 2013 DNA analysis is a cross or maybe a new breed between Muscat Blanc and an unknown partner. However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). Whether there is a relationship with the Italian variety Malvasia odorosissima (with the synonym Malvasia Aromatica di Parma) is not known. It is a pure female grape, The variety was a cross partner in the California new breed Emerald Riesling, No stocks were shown in 2010 (Statistics Kym Anderson ).