The white grape is an interspecific new breed between Rkatsiteli x Magarach 2-57-72 ( Mtsvane Kakhuri x Sochinsky Chernyi). Synonyms are Pervenec Magaraca, Pervenets Magarach, Pervenetz Magaratcha and Pervenyec Magaracsa. They are genes of Vitis amurensis and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in 1966 at the Viticulture Institute Magarach in the Crimea in the Ukraine by the breeder P. Ya. Golodriga. With the same parents is also the new breed Podarok Magaracha emerged. The medium to late ripening vine is extreme frost resistant to minus 25 ° Celsius and resistant to wrong mildew, It produces amber, acid white wines, which are expanded from dry to sweet. In 2010 there were stocks in Azerbaijan. Russia (2,238 ha), Moldova and in the Ukraine (643 ha).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)