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The white grape variety comes from Croatia, Synonyms are Gark, Grk Bijeli, Grk Korculanski, Grk Lumbarajski, Grk Mali, Grk Veli and Lumbarajski Grk. Despite apparently indicative synonyms, she is not allowed with the variety Prč (Synonym Grk) can be confused. According to 2004 DNA analysis exists (as with Plavina and Vranac ) a Parent-offspring relationship with the variety Tribidrag (Crljenak Kaštelanski). The name (Grk = Greek) indicates a long suspected Greek origin, but this is obsolete due to the clarified origin. It is a pure female grape, The medium to late ripening vine is relatively resistant to fungal diseases, It produces full-bodied white wines with moderate acidity and light bitter, The variety is grown in Croatia on the island of Korčula and in the coastal region around Dubrovnik.

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

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