The white grape variety comes from Georgia
; the name means something like "Greens of Gori". Synonyms are Goruli Mcvané, Kvishkhuri, Mtsvane, Mtsvané, Mtsvane Goruli, Suramula and Tetrpotola. Despite apparently indicative synonyms or morphological
It must not be similar to the variety Mtsvane Kakhuri
be confused. According to a non-verifiable hypothesis, it was allegedly mentioned as early as the 5th century. The late-ripening vine is resistant to the wrong people, but prone to real ones mildew
, It produces aromatic, acidic white wines. The variety is mainly cultivated in the regions of Kartlia and Kakheti, where it is also used for sparkling wines and fortified wines. In 2010, 287 hectares of vineyards were recorded.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012