The white grape variety comes from Georgia; the name means "Greens of Kakheti". Synonyms are Dedali Mtsvane, Dedali Mtzvane, Dedam Kourdzeni, Mamali Mtsvane, Mamali Mtsvani, Mamali Mtzvane, Mcknara, Mcvane Kachettinskij, Mtzvane Kakhuri, Mtsvane, Mtsvane Kachuri, Mtsvane Kakhetinskii, Mtsvane Kakhetinskii, Mtsvane It must not be with the variety Goruli Mtsvane (with the synonym Mtsvane Goruli). It was a crossing partner of the new varieties Pervenets Magaracha and Podarok Magaracha,
It is a very old variety that is said to have been mentioned as early as the 5th century. It is mainly grown in the Kakheti region in eastern Georgia. The frost resistant, mid-ripening vine is susceptible to the real mildew, It produces alcoholic, acidic white wines with a citrus aroma, often with the variety Rkatsiteli such as in branded wine Tsinandali be blended. It is also used for dessert and sparkling wines. In 2010, 319 hectares of vineyards were shown (Kym Anderson ). Stocks should also in Armenia. Moldova. Russia and in the Ukraine give.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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