The white grape probably comes from Germany. There are over 150 Synonyms which testify to the high age and worldwide distribution in almost all winegrowing countries. Historically important or still commonly used alphabetically grouped by country are Risling ( Bulgaria ); Noble Riesling, Yellow Riesling, Gräfenberger, Hochheimer, Johannisberger, Kleinriesling, Klingelberger, Rissling, Schlüsseling, White Riesling ( Germany ); Raisin du Rhin, Riesling Rhénan ( France ); Riesling Renano Italy ); Rajinski Riesling (former Yugoslavia ); Rizling Rajnski ( Croatia ); Rislinoc ( Moldova ); Rhine Riesling, Ritzling (also name a vineyard), white Riesling ( Austria ); Johannisberg, Johannisberg Riesling, Petit Rhin ( Switzerland ); Rizling Rýnsky ( Slovakia ); Renski Rizling ( Slovenia ); Lipka, Ryzlink Rýnský, Starovetski ( Czech Republic ); Beyaz Riesling ( Turkey ); Рислінг, Rislinok ( Ukraine ); Fehér Rajnai, Rajnai Rizling ( Hungary ); Rhine Riesling, White Riesling ( California - USA ).
According to the Austrian biologist dr. Ferdinand Regner carried out in 1998 DNA analysis is the Riesling from a probably natural cross between (Vitis vinifera sylvestris x Traminer ) x White Heunisch ( Gouais blanc ) emerged. Of the wild grape come the little berries and the frost hardiness, from the Traminer the spicy Notes and the Heunisch brought late maturity, robustness and acid potential. It should be noted that although Gouais Blanc, but the involvement of Wildrebe and Traminer are not secured. The rare variety Red Riesling is not a precursor, according to DNA analysis, but one mutation White Riesling and the variety Blue Riesling comes from the Traminer. The White Riesling is allowed on reason morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Crouchen. Menu Pineau. Pedro Ximénez. Räuschling or Sauvignonasse be confused. There is no genetic relationship to Riesling (Graševina), whose ancestry is unknown. The prestigious name Riesling has often been misleading and sometimes misused worldwide: