The white grape comes from Romania, Synonyms include Bucium de Poamă Galbenă, Durleasca, Galbenă di Căpătanu, Galbenă Grasă, Galbenâ d'Odobechti, Galbenă Uriaşă, Galbina, Galbina Bătută, Galbina de Odobeshti, Galbina Ureash, Narancsszölö, Poamă Galbenă, Turba Plotnaia Belaia, Turba Plotnaya and Turba Plotnaya Belaya. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Berbecel. Cabasma Albâ (Durleasca) or Orangetraube be confused. Maybe it is the variety Zghihara de Husi a selection. There are three berry-colored varieties, which are Galbenâ Auri (golden yellow), Galbenâ Maruntâ (pale yellow) and Galbenâ Verde (yellow-green).
The late-ripening vine is very susceptible to Botrytis and both mildews, sensitive to drought, but resistant to frost to minus 18 ° Celsius. It usually provides low-alcohol, low-acid white wines for a rather quick enjoyment. In the communist era mass wines were produced from it, today one remembers again the quality. The variety is mainly in the region of Moldava in the area Odobesti grown. The acreage in 2010 was 385 hectares (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)