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Malvasía de Lanzarote

The white grape variety comes from the Canary Islands ( Spain ). Synonyms are Málaga (see there), Malvasía, Malvasía Portuguesa, Malvasia Volcánica, Peregil, Perejil and Sebastián García. It is one of the many mostly unrelated varieties with name part Malvasia (look there). It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Malvasia Bianca Lunga or Malvasia de Sitges ( Malvasia di Lipari ) be confused. The independence was only according to 2009 DNA analysis detected. It is probably a natural crossing in the Canary Islands between Malvasía de Sitges ( Malvasia di Lipari x Marmajuelo, The medium maturing vine is quite resistant to various vine diseases. It produces white wines with aromas of tropical fruits. The variety is grown in the Canary Islands mostly under the name Malvasía. However, in 2010 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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