Came from the Greek Islands in the sixteenth century from Madeira and has become the main grape variety grown in Lanzarote.
It is believed that it was named after the port from where it started to colonize the Mediterranean coast, the port of Monembasía in the Peloponnese.
It is a grape that is vinified from old.
He said that in 1478 George, Duke of Clarence and brother of King Edward IV of England asked drowning in a butt of Malmsey in the Tower of London, where he was imprisoned for treason.
Shakespeare and other authors also praised in numerous quotes the Canary, Canary wines made from grapes Malvasia.
In Lanzarote we have a differentiated clone called Volcanic Malvasia, is characterized by a creeping plant ideal for hiding from the wind behind the souks of stone pits Lanzarote.
Very productive and early harvest your collection begins in late July.