The white grape variety comes from Georgia, Synonyms are Kharistvala Meskhouri and Meskhuri Kharistvala. The parentage is unknown. To what extent a genetic connection to the red variety Kharistvala Kolkhuri is not known. It is a pure female grape, It is grown in the southern region of Samtskhe-Javakheti, where it is used as a wine press and table grape is being used. However, no stocks were shown in 2010 (Statistics Kym Anderson ).