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The white grape variety most likely originates from Austria. Synonyms grouped alphabetically by country are Cimarossa; Rothgipfler Blanc (France); Stat Kitelemac, Slatki Zelenac, Zelenac Slatki, Zelenac Slatki Bijela, Zelenika Kutjevacka (Croatia); Grober Reifler, Grüner Reifler, Raifler, Reifler, Rothgipfler, Rothreifler, Rotreifler, Rotstreifler, Weißer Reifler, Weißer Rotgipfler (Austria); Slatzki Zelenac (Slovakia); Piros Veletelini, Vöröshegyi, Vöröshegyü, Vörösrangii (Hungary). The name derives from the bronze-red tips of the shoots; however, this characteristic also applies to other grape varieties.

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