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The white grape variety comes from the former Yugoslavia, mglw. out Croatia, Synonyms are Belan, Čarapar, Debit Bijeli, Debit Puljižanac, Puljižanac, Puljižanac Mali, Puljižanac Veliki, Ruzevina (zweter main name) and Ruzevina Bijela. The name means "debtor" and points to the high earnings out. It is not allowed with the numerous Italian varieties with the synonyms Pagadebit or debit like for example roller blind which are genetically different. According to done in 2013 DNA analysis it is a presumably natural cross between Bombino Bianco x Lasina, However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). The late-ripening, very productive vine is prone to falseness mildew, It produces bodied and alcohol-rich white wines with aromas of green fruits. The variety is widespread throughout Dalmatia in the continental area and in the coastal area. It is mainly used as a blend. The acreage in Croatia in 2010 was 403 hectares (Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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