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Mátrai Muskotály

The white grape variety (also Mátrai Muskatály) is a new variety between Izsáki Sárfehér(Arany Sárfehér) x Muscat Ottonel, which was confirmed by DNA analyses carried out in 2005. The cross was made in 1952 by the breeder Pál Kozma in Hungary. The plant variety protection was granted in 1982. The medium to late-maturing, high-yielding vine is moderately susceptible to fungal diseases. It produces aromatic white wines with fresh acidity and muscatel. The variety is cultivated in the Etyek-Buda and especially Kunság areas. In 2010, a total of 67 hectares of vineyard area was designated (statistics Kym Anderson).

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