The white grape variety comes from the Turkey
, Synonyms are Aküzüm and White Emir. According to a hypothesis, it should have been estimated as early as the Hittite Empire (2nd millennium BC) and later in the Roman Empire. Of course, this is no longer verifiable. The late-ripening, productive vine is very susceptible to Botrytis
, It produces aromatic, acidic white wines with a lemon aroma. The variety is also suitable for sparkling wine production. It is also called table grape
used. The variety is mainly grown in Central Anatolia in the provinces of Nevsehir and Nigde. There she is in branded wine Cankaya
used. The acreage in 2010 was 92 hectares.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012