The white grape comes from Croatia
, from the island of Korcula. Synonyms are Brabkovica, Brakovina, Brapkovica, Brapkovina, Bratkovina Blatska, Mesac, Mesnac, Mesnac Tvrdi, Popedre, Popetre and Stradunska. According to 2002 done DNA analysis
she is a parent of Pošip Bijeli
, The red variety Bratkovina Crna
is an independent, pure female grape
, The medium to late maturing Bratkovina Bijela produces fresh, acidic white wines, which are mostly blended with Pošip Bijeli. It is grown in the region of Srednja / Juzna Dalmacija (Central and South Dalmatia), which also includes Korcula. In 2010, however, no inventory was reported.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012