The white grape variety comes from Romania, Synonyms are Ghihară, Poamă Zosănească, Sghigardă Galbenă, Zghihară, Zghihară Galbenă and Zghihară Verde Bătută. It may be a selection of the variety Galbenă de Odobesti, There are morphological Similarities to the local varieties Berbecel and Cabasma Albâ, The medium to late ripening vine is prone to the wrong mildew and Botrytis, however resistant to powdery mildew and drought, It produces fresh, acidic white wines with aromas of apples, pears and acacias. These are also for the distillation used. The variety is in the range Husi (Moldova) on the border too Moldova grown. In 2010, 87 hectares of vineyards were reported.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012