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Leányka

The white grape variety comes from Hungary; the name means "girl". Synonyms are Leanka, Leanika, Leányka Fehér and Grape. There are big ones morphological Similarities to the Romanian variety Feteasca Alba, According to 1999 (F. Regner ) and 2009 (Z. Galbács) DNA analysis it should be two independent varieties (also in the statistics of Kym Anderson they are managed as independent). According to Dr. Erika Maul ( JKI ) but the DNA profiles are identical, so in VIVC catalog only one variety led. Under the name Leányka she was the parent of Királyleányka (natural crossing) and Zefír (Variety). The early ripening, productive vine is resistant to frost and drought but prone to both mildews and Botrytis, It produces aromatic white wines with floral aromas and aging potential. The variety is in the fields Bükkalja. Eger and Mátraalja grown. The 2010 acreage was 838 hectares.

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

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