The white grape comes from Georgia
, Synonyms are Kissi and Maghranuli. The medium maturing vine is very sensitive to climate. It produces white wines with aromas of dried apples, pears and peppermint. The variety is cultivated in the Kakheti region in the east of the country and mostly with other local varieties Mtsvane Kakhuri
blended. She is also looking for the traditional Cachetic method
used wines produced. The acreage in 2010 was 26 hectares.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012