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Malvasia de Lanzarote

The white grape variety comes from the Canary Islands ( Spain ). Synonyms are Málaga (see there), Malvasía, Malvasía Portuguesa, Malvasía Volcánica, Peregil, Perejil and Sebastián García. It is one of the numerous mostly unrelated varieties with part of the name Malvasia (look there). Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Malvasia Bianca Lunga or Malvasía de Sitges ( Malvasia di Lipari ) can be confused. The independence was only carried out in 2009 DNA analysis detected. It is probably a natural cross between Malvasía de Sitges in the Canary Islands ( Malvasia di Lipari ) x Marmajuelo, The medium-ripening vine is quite resistant to various vine diseases. It produces white wines with aromas of tropical fruits. The variety is mostly grown in the Canary Islands under the name Malvasía. In 2010, however, it was not yet managed as an independent grape variety (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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