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Moscatello Selvatico

The white grape variety comes from Italy; the name means "wild muscatel". Synonyms are Angelico, Moscato di Barletta, Moscato Selvatico, Muskadel Ragusano, Ragusano, According to in 2010 DNA analysis is a presumably natural cross between Bombino Bianco x Muscat d'Alexandrie, The early ripening vine produces white wines with a light touch nutmeg, It is mainly found in the region Apulia and in the Tuscany grown where they are in the DOC wines Moscato di Trani and Moscadello di Montalcino is allowed. It is also called table grape used. In 2010, 35 hectares of vineyards were reported with a downward trend; ten years earlier it had been 105 hectares (Kym Anderson ).

Moscatello Selvatico - grape and leaf

Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service

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