The white grape is one new breed / Crossing between Bicane x Pinot, Synonyms are Blanc Précoce de Malingre, Chasselas de Tramontaner, dr. Schmidtmanns, Early Malingre, Early Yellow Malinger, Early Yellow Malingre, Early Malingre, Madeleine Blanche de Malingre, Malengra, Malinger, Malinger Skory, Malingre, Malingre Precoce and Précoce Blanc. The crossing is said to have taken place in 1840 near Paris by a gardener named Malingre, from which derives the second part of the name. The parenting was not until 2009 DNA analysis determined. She was crossing partner in the new breeds Agostenga Rosa. Goldriesling (1), Louisette. Madeleine Céline. Revolta and Zarya Severa, as well as the Geisenheimer GM 6494 also at baron. Bronner. Cabernet Carbon. prior and Souvignier Gris, On open bleeding Descendant is Seyanets Malengra,
The very early ripening vine (précoce = early) is resistant to fungal diseases, It produces riesling-like, rather acidic white wines. The variety is mainly as table grape used. She will be in France grown in the department of Vendée on only about one hectare (Statistics Kym Anderson 2010). In Germany she is from a producer at the Ahr cultivated in small quantities as a wine grape.
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)