The white grape comes from Hungary; the name means "Green of Buda" (district of Budapest). Synonyms are Budai, Zöld Budai, Zöld Szölö, Zöldfehér and Zöldszölö. The medium-maturing vine is prone to Botrytis and wrong mildew, It produces full-bodied, yellow-colored white wines with aromas of green apples and vegetal Grade. The variety once counted west of the Danube to the main varieties, the stock was but in the 1870s by the phylloxera greatly decimated. Today it is in just a few small stocks on the north side of the Balaton (Lake Balaton) and in the area Somló grown. This is usually done for the purpose of fertilization in the vicinity of the purely female grape Kéknyelü, The acreage in 2010 was six hectares.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012