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Grape Varieties - Schiava

Schiava

The name Schiava actually covers something of a family og grapes, a clan that includes Schiavas Gentile, Grigia, Grossa and Lombarda.

Grossa is the most widely-planted example, coming from the Tirol, but quite widely planted in Germany as Trollinger.

"Grossa" refers to the large size of the fruit of this vine.

Schiava Grossa is, in some way, related to: Kerner, Rottberger, Bukettraube, Muscat of Hamburg, Muller-Thurgau and Lagrein.
 
Besides Germany, it is grown on a limited scaled in Germany.

Signature Style

Signature Style

The wines of this variety generally display cool climate attributes. They are quite light and soft and scented, mildly structured.

Famous Examples

Famous Examples

None/

Principle Regions

Principle Regions

Trentino-Alto Adige; Wurttemberg

Synonyms

Synonyms

Vernatsch;Black Hamburg; Blauer Trollinger; Bresciana; Frankenthaler; Meraner Kurtraube; Schiavone; Trollinger; Tschaggele

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