The white grape variety comes from Romania, Synonyms are Königstraube, Lampar, Lampar Fardevany, Lampartner, Lampau, Lampor, Lampor Fehér, Mustafer, Mustos, Mustos Beli, Mustosfehér and Stafttraube. Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Frâncuşă (Mustoasă de Moldova) or Juhfark (Mustafer) to be confused. The exact origin is unknown, but the name suggests the Măderat vineyards in western Romania. The late-ripening, productive vine is susceptible to the real and the wrong mildew but resistant to Botrytis and frost to minus 18 ° Celsius. It produces aromatic, very acidic white wines with aromas of citrus, which are excellent for sparkling wine and brandy production. The variety is mainly grown in the Minis Măderat (Banat) area. In 2010, it occupied a total of 255 hectares of vineyards in Romania (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)