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The white grape comes from Spain, Synonyms include Almeria, Almeria Ohanez di Spana, Almeriiski, Blanca Legitima, Casta de Ohanes, Ohana Castle, Embarque, Khaen, Oanes, Oanez, Oganes, Ohanez, Raisin de Almeria, Santa Paula, Uva Almeria, and Uva Blanca Alicante Valensi du Maroc. It comes from a presumably natural cross between Achladi x unknown partner. It is a pure female grape with conspicuous olive-shaped berries. The variety is grown in many southern countries, where it is mainly used as table grape, but also Keltertraube is used. The variety was crossing partner in the two new breeds Calmeria and Nyora, It is considered to be the smallest grape in the province of Zaragoza ( Aragon ) grown. In 2010, one hectare of vineyard was reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

Ohanes - grape and leaf

There is also a red variety called Ohanes Negro (Imperial Napoleon), which also comes from a cross between Achladi x unknown partner. Whether it is a color mutation is not known.

Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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