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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, Tausendfachgut, Tausendgute, Trummertraube ( Austria ); Budai Fehér, Ezerjó Szölö, Fehér Bakator, Kolmreifler, Korponai, Korponoi, Sátoki, Shaikern, Staloci, Szádoki, Szátoki, Szátoky, Zátoki ( Hungary ). Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with Hárslevelü (Budai Fehér) can be confused. The variety was a cross partner of the new varieties Zengö. zenith and Zeusz,

Ezerjó - grape and leaf

The early ripening, very productive vine is susceptible to Botrytis, as well as sensitive to wintry frost, It produces fresh, acidic, alcohol-rich white wines with a neutral taste. These are also used for noble sweet wines. It has been grown around Budapest since the Middle Ages (hence the "White of Buda") and was one of the most widespread in the Hungarian lowlands (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 area under cultivation in 2010 was 1,074 hectares with a steep downward trend (in 2000 there were still 3,157 hectares)

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

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