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Pálava

The white grape is a new breed of red Traminer x Müller-Thurgau, It was named after the protected landscape area in South Moravia. Synonyms are Nema and Veverka. The crossing took place in 1953 in the Czech Republic by the breeder Ing. Josef Veverka. The variety protection was granted in 1977. Incidentally, the same parents are also the new breeders Medea and Milia emerged. The vine is moderate hardy but vulnerable to fungal diseases, It produces fragrant white wines that resemble the Traminer. The variety is in Czech Republic cultivated mainly in the wine-growing region Mikulovská and occupied here 198 hectares. In the Slovakia it is grown on 32 hectares. In 2010, a total of 230 hectares of vineyards were reported (Kym Anderson ).

Pálava - grape and leaf

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

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