Zalagyöngye

Appears in

Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Muscat-like table grape cross of an eger grape variety and Pearl of Csaba that is planted on more than 1,700 ha/4,200 acres in Hungary, where some undistinguished wine is also made from it, mainly in Kunság. It is also grown in Italy, Croatia, Romania, and Israel for table grapes and is usually called by a local translation of the expression ‘Queen of the Vineyards’.