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The white grape variety comes from Hungary. The name means "a thousand good things" or "thousand good". Synonyms are Kolmreifler, Scheinkern, thousandfold good, thousand good, Trummertraube ( Austria ); Budai Fehér, Ezerjó Szölö, Fehér Bakator, Kolmreifler, Korponai, Korponoi, Sátoki, Shaikern, Staloci, Szádoki, Szátoki, Szátoky, Zátoki ( Hungary ). It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not coincide Hárslevelü (Budai Fehér). The variety was crossbred partner of the new breeds Zengö. zenith and Zeusz,

Ezerjó - grape and leaf

The early-ripening, very productive vine is prone to Botrytis, as well as sensitive to wintry frost, It produces fresh, acid-stressed, alcohol-rich white wines with a neutral taste. These are also used for noble sweet wines. It has been cultivated around Budapest since the Middle Ages (hence "White of Buda") and was one of the most widespread in the Hungarian Plain (Alföld). The variety is now mainly in the central area Kunság but also in the north in the areas Ászár-Neszmély and Mór cultured. The acreage in 2010 was 1,074 hectares with a strong downward trend (in 2000 it was still 3,157 hectares)

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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