The white grape is an interspecific new breed between Rkatsiteli x Magarach 2-57-72 ( Mtsvane Kakhuri x Sochinsky Chernyi). Synonyms are Podarok Magaratcha and Podarok Magarach. They are genes of Vitis amurensis and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in 1966 at the Weinbauinstitut Magarach on the Crimea in Ukraine by P. Ya. Golodriga. With the same parents is also the variety Pervenets Magaracha emerged. The early to mid-seasoning vine is frost resistant to minus 25 ° Celsius and resistant to wrong mildew, It produces neutral white wines, which are used as a blend and for the distillation be used. She will be in Moldova. Russia (292 ha) and in the Ukraine (212 ha) cultivated. In 2010, a total of 504 hectares of vineyards were reported (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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