The white grape variety is a new breed between Irsai Olivér x Red Traminer ( Gewurztraminer ). The name means "Spicy from Cserszeg" (wine-growing community on Lake Balaton). The crossing took place in 1960 Hungary by the breeder Karoly Bakonyi. The variety protection was granted in 1982. The medium-ripening, productive vine is resistant to frost and Botrytis and produces fragrant, subtly sour white wines with subtle nutmeg, Above all, it is used in the wine-growing areas Hajós-Baja and Pannonhalma-Sokoróalja grown. In 2010 she occupied in Hungary a total of 3,609 hectares of vineyards (statistics Kym Anderson ). In the worldwide varieties ranking it ranks 131st.
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants,
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