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The white grape variety originates from Croatia. Synonyms are Ovnek Slatki, Ovnek Zuti, Škrlet Tusti and Škrtec. The parentage is unknown. It must not be confused with the similar variety Kujundzusa. The name means "scarlet fever" (the disease) and refers to the red spots on the berry skin. The medium to late maturing vine is generally quite resistant to many vine diseases. It yields fresh, aromatic white wines with flavours of hay and spring flowers. The variety is mainly grown in continental Croatia in the northern areas of Moslavina, Prigorje-Bilogora and Pokuplje. For the all-female variety Dišeca Ranina, it acts as a pollination partner in the mixed set. No stands were reported in 2016; in 2010 there were 61 hectares (Kym Anderson).

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