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Carat

The white grape variety (also Kecsemét 6) is a new breed between Kövidinka x Pinot Gris, The crossing takes place in 1950 in Hungary by the breeders Andreas Kurucz and István Kwaysser. The medium to late ripening vine is resistant to drought and moderately against Botrytis, It provides fresh, relatively strong alcohol white wines rather simple quality. The variety is mainly in the Hungarian areas Badacsony. Etyek-Buda and Kunság grown. The acreage in 2010 was 50 hectares (Kym Anderson ).

Karát - grape and leaf

Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : Ursula Brühl, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants,
Institute for Grapevine Breeding Geilweilerhof - 76833 Siebeldingen, GERMANY

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