The red grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Malvasia Rosa, Moscatella, Moscatella Alessandria and Moscatella Nell'Alessandria. It is one of the many mostly unrelated varieties with name part Malvasia (see in detail there). Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological or name similarities she may not with the varieties Malvasia di Casorzo. Malvasia di Schierano. Malvasia Nera di Basilicata. Malvasia Nera di Brindisi or Malvasia Rosa (mutation of Malvasia di Candia Aromatica ) be confused. The profitable vine is resistant to mites, She is in the Piedmont in the provinces Asti and Torino often together with the Malvasia di Schierano im mixed sentence grown and is there in the DOC wines Collina Torinese and Malvasia di Castelnuovo Don Bosco authorized. In 2010, a total acreage of 38 hectares was identified in Italy (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service