The white grape comes from Hungary, Synonyms are Beljak, Fehér Kadarka, Fehér Muskotály, Huszár Szölö, Izsáki Fehér, Izsáki Sárfehér (second main name), Kadarka Fehér, Német Dinka and Vékonyhéjú. It may, however, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Sárfehér or Vékonyhéjú This was done in 2009 DNA analysis the earlier assumption was refuted that they are a color mutation the red variety kadarka be. However, the parentage is unknown. The variety was crossing partner in the new breed Mátrai Muskotály,
The very late ripening variety is resistant to Botrytis, however, sensitive to drought and frost, It produces acidic, low-alcohol white wines that are mainly used as blends or sparkling wine. The variety was once widespread and became Germany in the first half of the 20th century table grape exported. Today she is experiencing a rebirth and is mainly in the field Kunság, as well as in smaller quantities also in the area Hajós-Baja grown. The Hungarian acreage in 2010 totaled 1,133 hectares (Kym Anderson ).
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Photos : Doris Schneider, Ursula Brühl, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants,
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