Grk Bijeli

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Grk Bijeli
Grape (Vitis)
Color of berry skinBlanc
SpeciesVitis vinifera
Also calledGrk and other synonyms
OriginCroatia
Sex of flowersFemale

Grk Bijeli or Grk is a white grape variety used for wine.[1] It is in particularly found in the village of Lumbarda on the island of Korčula in Croatia, where it is used to make Grk wine. Literally, "grk" in Croatian language means bitter, but the wine is dry, high in acidity, somewhat aromatic, with hints of pine.

The Grk vine only has female flowers. To ensure pollination it must be co-planted with another grape variety with male flowers, ratio about 10-20 percent, usually Plavac Mali.

Synonyms[edit]

Grk Bijeli is also known under the synonyms Gark, Gherk Blanc, Ghrk, Grk, Grk Korčulanski, Grk Mali, Grk Veli, Korčulanski.[1]

Grk is also a synonym for the Croatian grape variety Prc Bijeli.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Grk Bijeli". Vitis International Variety Catalogue. Retrieved 2010-04-06.
  2. ^ "Prc Bijeli". Vitis International Variety Catalogue. Retrieved 2010-04-06.