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Longyan

The white grape comes from China, The name means dragon eye; Synonyms are Czhi-Pu-Tao, Dragon's Eye, Hun-Juan-Sin, Long Yan, Lungyen and Ryugan. It has long been considered identical to the Japanese variety Ryugan considered. The morphological Descriptions are different, however; a final clarification is however missing (conditions 2013). The late-ripening, high-yielding vine is resistant to frost, It produces greenish-yellow, full-bodied white wines with fruity aromas that are suitable for sparkling wine and spirits production. The variety is mainly as table grape used. It is widely distributed in the eastern provinces of Hebei, Shandong and Shanxi. The variety was crossing partner in the new breeds Xiongynebai and Zeyu,

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

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