The white grape variety is an interspecific new breed between Rkatsiteli x Magarach 2-57-72 ( Mtsvane Kakhuri x Sochinsky Chernyi). Synonyms are Podarok Magaratcha and Podarok Magaratsch. They are genes from Vitis amurensis and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid took place at the Weinbauinstitut in 1966 Magarach on the Crimea in Ukraine by P. Ya. Golodriga. With the same parents, the variety is also Pervenets Magaracha emerged. The vine is early to medium ripening frost resistant down to minus 25 ° Celsius and resistant to wrong people mildew, It produces neutral white wines that are blended and for distillation be used. She will be in Moldova. Russia (292 ha) and in the Ukraine (212 ha) grown. In 2010 a total of 504 hectares of vineyards were shown (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)