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Pálava

The white grape variety is a new breed between red ones Traminer x Müller-Thurgau, It was named after the landscape protection area in South Moravia. Synonyms are Nema and Veverka. The cross was made in 1953 in the Czech Republic by the breeder Ing. Josef Veverka. The variety protection was granted in 1977. By the way, the new breeds are with the same parents Medea and Milia emerged. The vine is moderate hardy but susceptible to fungal diseases, It produces fragrant white wines that resemble the Traminer. The variety is in Czech Republic especially cultivated in the Mikulovská wine region and occupies 198 hectares here. In the Slovakia it is grown on 32 hectares. In 2010 a total of 230 hectares of vineyards were shown (Kym Anderson ).

Pálava - 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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