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The white grape variety is a new breed between Ezerjó x Bouvier, Synonyms are B 7 and Badacsony 7. The cross was made in 1951 in Hungary by the breeder Ferenc Király. The new breeds are with the same parents Zengö and Zeusz emerged. The early to medium ripening, rather low-yielding vine is moderately sensitive to wintry ones frost, as well as relatively resistant to Botrytis and both mildews, It produces fresh, fruity white wines with aromas of citrus and apples, as well as storage potential. The variety is in the fields Balaton (Balaton), Eger. Etyek-Buda (here also for sparkling wine production) and Mátraalja common. She occupied in 2010 Hungary a total of 559 hectares of vineyards.

Zenith - grape and leaf

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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