The white grape variety comes from Georgia
, Synonyms are Capistoni Tetri, Kabistoni Tetri, Kapistona, Kapistoni and Zekroula Kapistoni. It is said to be one of the oldest Georgian varieties. In accordance with 2006 DNA analysis
it differs from the two (no longer relevant) Georgian varieties Kapistoni Imeretinsky and Kapistoni Rgvali. And according to 2009 analyzes, there are none mutation
of the red variety Aleksandrouli
(with the synonym Kabistoni). The medium-ripening vine is susceptible to real, but resistant to the wrong mildew
, It produces neutral-tasting white wines that are used for still and sparkling wines. The variety is grown in the west of the country, mainly in the Imereto region. In 2010, however, no stocks were shown in the official statistics.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012