Fetească albă

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Fetească Albă
Grape (Vitis)
Feteasca Alba.jpg
Color of berry skinBlanc
SpeciesVitis vinifera
Also calledPăsărească, Vărătic, Leányka (in Hungary), Mädchentraube (in Germany)
OriginRomania
Sex of flowersHermaphrodite
VIVC number4119

Fetească Albă (Romanian pronunciation: [feˈte̯askə ˈalbə]) is a Romanian - Moldovan white grape variety,[1] mainly cultivated in the regions of Moldova and Transylvania in Romania and Republic of Moldova, as well as in the Hungarian wine region of Eger.[2]

In Moldova, it uses the biggest area planted among local varieties - 900 hectares (2,200 acres). This grape is used a lot for sparkling wine production, but also for varietal Fetească wine.

Synonyms[edit]

Fetească Albă is also known under the synonyms Baratik, Bulgarien Feteasca, Devcenco Hrozno, Devicii Belii, Dievcenske Hrozno, Dievcie Hrozno, Divci Hrozen, Fehér Leányka, Feniaska Belaii, Fetiasca Alba, Fetiasca Belii, Fetiaska Alba, Fetisoara, Fetjaska Belaja, Fetyaska, Fetyaska Belaya, Fetyaska Koroleva, Fetysare, Janyszölde, Jányszőlő, Kanigl Weiss, Lányszőlő, Leanicazea, Leanika, Leánka, Leány Szőlő, Leányka, Leanyszölde, Leányszőlő, Lyan Szölö, Mädchentraube, Medhentraube, Paparyaska, Parsaryaska, Pasareasca Alba, Pasarjaska, Peseryaska, Poama Fetei, Poama Fetei Alba, Poama Pasareasca, Roszas Leányka, Rumänien Feteasca, Udssr Fetjaska, Ungarn Leanyka, Varatik.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Plavay VITIS info". Archived from the original on 2012-04-22. Retrieved 2010-07-02.
  2. ^ Fetească albă Archived 2011-09-25 at the Wayback Machine at winetaste.ro
  3. ^ Feteasca Alba Archived 2012-04-22 at the Wayback Machine, Vitis International Variety Catalogue, accessed 2010-07-15