The white grape variety is a new breed between the red varieties Prokupac x Pinot Noir, Synonyms are Garganja, Jouplanka, Žhupljanka, Zouplanca and Žsuplyanka. The crossing took place in Serbia by Dragoslav Milisavljevic. The variety protection was granted in 1970. The late-ripening vine is resistant to Botrytis but prone to both mildews and sensitive to frost, It produces fresh, neutral white wines. The variety is cultivated in Serbia in the area Fruška Gora (Vojvodina). Other stocks are also available in Croatia (4 ha), Montenegro and Northern Macedonia, In 2010, however, only a stock was listed in Croatia (Kym Anderson ). Župljanka is also synonymous with Chasselas to which there is no relationship.
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)