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The white grape comes from Croatia, Synonyms are Gark, Grk Bijeli, Grk Korculanski, Grk Mali, Grk Veli and Lumbarajski Grk. Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms, she is not allowed to use the variety also named Grk Prč be confused. According to done in 2004 DNA analysis exists (as well as the two varieties Plavina and Vranac ) one Parent-offspring relationship with the variety Tribidrag (Crljenak Kaštelanski). The name (Grk = Greek) indicates a long assumed origin in Greece, but that is obsolete due to the clarified descent. The medium to late ripening vine is relatively resistant to fungal diseases, It produces full-bodied white wines with moderate acidity and a slight bitterness. The variety is grown in Croatia on the island of Korcula and in the coastal region around Dubrovnik.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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