The red grape variety comes from Greece, Synonyms are Mavromoschato, Moschato Mavro, Moschogaltso, Muscat Mavro and Xinogaltso. You may on the ground morphological No similarities to the variety Muscat d'Hamburg be confused. According to 2001 DNA analysis is a descendant of Muscat Blanc, the second parent is unknown. The late-ripening vine is susceptible to Botrytis and bunch rot but resistant to drought, It produces aromatic, alcohol-rich red wines. In 2010 in Greece (mainly Macedonia ) 1,428 hectares of vineyards (cym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012