The white grape comes from Georgia
, Synonyms are Capistoni Tetri, Kabistoni Tetri, Kapistona, Kapistoni and Zekroula Kapistoni. It should be one of the oldest Georgian varieties. According to In 2006 DNA analysis
It differs from the two (no longer playing) Georgian varieties Kapistoni Imeretinsky and Kapistoni Rgvali. And according to 2009 analyzes are also no mutation
the red variety Aleksandrouli
(with the synonym Kabistoni). The medium-ripening vine is prone to genuine, but resistant to falseness mildew
, It produces neutral-tasting white wines that are used for still and sparkling wines. The variety is cultivated in the west of the country, mainly in the region of Imeretia. In 2010, however, no stocks were reported in the official statistics.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012