The white grape variety 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. Despite apparently suggestive synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Sárfehér or Vékonyhéjú be confused by being done in 2009 DNA analysis the previous assumption that it was a color was refuted mutation of the red variety kadarka be. The parentage is unknown. The variety was a cross partner in new breeding Mátrai Muskotály,
The very late ripening variety is resistant to Botrytis, however sensitive to drought and frost, It produces acidic white wines with a low alcohol content, which are mainly used as blends or for sparkling wine production. The variety was once widespread and was brought to Germany in the first half of the 20th century table grape exported. Today she is experiencing a rebirth and is mainly in the area Kunság, as well as in smaller quantities in the area Hajós-Baja grown. The total area cultivated in Hungary in 2010 was 1,133 hectares (Kym Anderson ).
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : Doris Schneider, Ursula Brühl, Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants,
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