The red grape probably comes from Austria, Synonyms include St. John's Wort, Bearded Grape, Blue Selenika, Blue Woodruff, Early Blue Woods, Lasca, Lasca Modrina, Lashka, Laska Cseke, Laska Mod, Laska Modrina, Modrina, Nagylany Szoeloe and Bearberry Bear. According to done in 2013 DNA analysis it is one of the many direct descendants of Gouais blanc (White Heunisch); the second parent is unknown. However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). The early ripening vine yields simple, mild and alcoholic reds with bright ruby red color. She will be in the Styria and in Croatia cultivated in small quantities. In the past, there were also plantings in German cultivation areas to bathe and Wuerttemberg known. In 2010, however, no stocks were reported (Kym Anderson ).
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)