The white grape comes from Croatia
, Synonyms are Ovnek Slatki, Ovnek Zuti, Škrlet Tusti and Škrtec. She may not with the similar variety Kujundzusa
be confused. The name means "scarlet fever" (the disease) and refers to the red spots on the berry skin. The medium to late-ripening vine is generally quite resistant to many vine diseases. It produces fresh, aromatic white wines with aromas of hay and spring flowers. The variety is grown mainly in continental Croatia in the northern areas of Moslavina, Prigorje-Bilogora and Pokuplje. For the purely female variety Dišeca Ranina
she acts in mixed sentence
as fertilization partner. In 2010, a total of 61 hectares of vineyards were reported in Croatia.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012