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Vitovska

The white grape comes from the border area Slovenia and Italy, Synonyms are Dolcin, Vitouska and Vituska. According to in 2007 DNA analysis is a presumably natural cross between Glera (Prosecco) x Malvasia Bianca Lunga (Malvasia del Chianti). Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Garganega or Vitovska Grganja be confused. The medium-ripening vine is resistant to frost and summer drought or drought, It produces straw-yellow, subtly acidic white wines with a variety of aromas of hay, pears, quinces and lemons with storage potential, which are usually expanded according to type.

The variety comes from the Slovenian karst region in the region Primorska in the municipality of Sgónico and the neighboring Friulian Duino-Aurisina. Almost extinct, it was successfully reactivated in the 1980s by the winegrowers Edi Kante and Benjamin Zidarich, using vines from Friuli, where they were in the DOC area Carso is allowed. In 2010 were in Slovenia but have not yet been identified. In Italy however, 50 hectares were covered; however, Vitovska Grganja holdings may also be included.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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