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Medina

There are three red varieties of this name:

New variety from Hungary

Interspecific new breeding between Eger 1 x Médoc Noir(Menoir). Synonyms are Egri Csillagok 7 and Medea. Genes of Vitis berlandieri, Vitis labrusca, Vitis lincecumii, Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera are included. The hybrid was crossed in Hungary in 1949 by the breeders József Csizmazia and Laszlo Bereznai. The high-yielding vine is resistant to both types of mildew and frost, but sensitive to drought. It produces dark, fragrant red wines with aromas of cloves and vanilla. The variety is cultivated in the Eger area. In 2010, 151 hectares of vineyards were designated (Kym Anderson).

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