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The white grape comes from Croatia, Synonyms are Ariavina, Brjavina, Imbrina, Konigstraub, Kraljevina Crvena, Moravina, Ohainer and Roter Portugieser. The name means "Kingdom" or "Red Kingdom". Under the name Red Portuguese she was formerly in the Styria (Austria). She is not the sort despite the synonym Blue Portuguese related. The late-ripening vine is prone to Botrytis, There are varieties in white, green, reddish and speckled. It produces fresh white wines with low alcohol but high acidity and neutral taste. The variety is in Croatia cultivated around Zagreb and occupied here 268 hectares. In Slovenia it is part of the wines Belokranjec and cviček and is grown here on 179 hectares. In 2010, a total of 447 hectares of vineyards were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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