The white grape variety comes from Turkmenistan
. Synonyms are Irtik Iaprak and Irtuk Yaprak. The late ripening, high-yielding vine is resistant to frost
, heat and drought
. It is one of the most common varieties in Turkmenistan and is used in many ways. As a wine grape, it is used to produce dry to sweet aged and spritzy wines. It is also used for the production of table grapes
and grape juice
. The variety is also cultivated in Azerbaijan
. However, no stocks were reported in 2010.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012