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Vitovska Grganja

The white grape variety comes from Slovenia, Synonyms are Grganka, Malvasia Fuhrmann, Malvazija S Piko, Racuk, Vitovska Garganija and Vitouska Gargania. You may on the ground morphological No similarities to the variety Vitovska be confused. According to 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 by priest Matija Vertovec in 1844. The early to medium-ripening vine produces low-alcohol, acid-stressed white wines with a lemon aroma. It is located in the Slovenian karst region in the region Primorska grown. However, no holdings were reported under the name Vitovska Grganja in 2010 (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

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

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