The white grape comes from Croatia; the name means "given by God". Synonyms are Bogdanjusa, Bogdanusa Bijela, Bojdanusa, Hvarka and Vrbanjka. She may not with the morphological very similar variety Mladinka be confused for a long time as identical. The late-ripening vine is very susceptible to Botrytis, It produces golden yellow white wines with fresh acidity and moderate alcohol content, which are often used for the production of sweet wines or for blends. The variety is grown in the area Srednja / Juzna Dalmacija (Central and South Dalmatia), especially on the island of Hvar. From this, the same quality white wine with geographical origin name is pressed, which also likes to altar wine is used. Furthermore, Bogdanusa is also one of the most important varieties for the well-known brand wine Prošek, In 2010, a total of 48 hectares of vineyards were designated in Croatia (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012