The white grape variety originates from Georgia. Synonyms are Albilio Castelano, Albilio Krimski, Madi Lanyszoeloe, Rachuli Tetra, Racthuli Tetri, Taulukidizi Tetra, Tsulukidze Tetra, Tsulukidzis Tetri and Tukoerszoeloe. According to DNA analyses carried out in 2013, it is a presumably natural cross between Vulpea x Heunisch (Gouais Blanc). However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see molecular genetics). This early-maturing, high-yielding vine produces fresh white wines with moderate alcohol content and aromas of peaches and cherries. It is grown in the northwestern region of Racha-Lechchumi. In 2016, 195 hectares of vines were reported (Kym Anderson statistics).
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