The white grape variety comes from Hungary, Synonyms are Budai Goher, Fehérszölö, Hosszunyelü, Jufarco, Juhfarku, lamb tail, Mohacsi, Mustafer, Sárfehér and Schweifler. The name is derived from the elongated cylindrical shape of the grapes. The lineage is still unclear because of three DNA analysis have resulted in three different DNA profiles. Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Csomorika (Lamb's tail), Hosszunyelü. Mustoasă de Măderat (Mustafer) or Sárfehér be confused. The medium-ripening, productive vine is susceptible to Botrytis and wrong mildew and sensitive to wintry frost, It produces acidic, rustic white wines. The variety was in Hungary and also in Burgenland (Austria) in the 19th century before the phylloxera widespread. Today she is mainly in the field Somló north of Lake Balaton ( Balaton ) grown and often with Furmint and Olaszrizling ( Riesling ) blended. In 2010, 186 hectares of vineyards were recorded in Hungary (Kym Anderson ).
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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