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Vitovska Grganja

The white grape comes from Slovenia, Synonyms are Grganka, Malvasia Fuhrmann, Malvazija S. Piko, Racuk, Vitovska Garganija and Vitouska Gargania. It is allowed on reason morphological Similarities not with the variety Vitovska be confused. According to done in 2013 DNA analysis it comes from a presumably natural cross between Gouais blanc x unknown partner. However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). The variety was first mentioned in 1844 by the priest Matija Vertovec. The early to middle-ripening vine produces alcohol-rich, acid-flavored white wines with lemon flavor. It is located in the Slovenian karst area in the region Primorska grown. Under the name Vitovska Grganja in 2010 but no stocks were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

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

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