The white grape variety comes mglw. out France, Synonyms are Chasselas a Fleur d'Orange, Cranford Muscat, Lacrimae Christi, Madarski Muscat, Mirisavka, Moscatel Gordo Peludo, Moscato Fior d'Arancio, Muscat Croquant, Muscat de Jésus, Muscat d'Espagne, Muscat Jaune, Muscat of Hungary, Muscat Queen Victoria, Muscat Regnier, Muscat Vengerskii, Orange Muscat, Orange Nutmeg, Primavis Nutmeg, Raisin Vanilla, Vanilia Muskotaly and White Vanilla Grape. According to done in 2008 DNA analysis is she from a crossroads Muscat Blanc x Chasselas originated (in older sources it is called mutation called). Presumably it is a new breed. The variety was crossbred partner of the new breeds Csaba Gyöngye and Duchess of Buccleugh,
The early to middle-seasoning vine is moderately prone to the real and fake mildew and Botrytis, but resistant to frost, It brings flowery, rather alcohol-laden white wines nutmeg and aromas of apricots, peaches and orange blossom. The variety is also called table grape used. She will be in Italy in the region Veneto cultivated under the name Moscato Fior d'Arancio. Here she is among other things in the DOC / DOCG wines Colli Euganei and Colli Euganei Fior d'Arancio authorized. In 2010, however, no stocks were reported. The variety is mainly in California under the name Orange Muscat in the Central Valley cultivated, there are also small areas in the state Washington, In the United States In 2010, a total of 91 hectares were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ). It should also be in small quantities Australia and in Canada give.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)