Appears to be a synonym name for a mutated version of the V.vinifera Ahmeur Bou Ahmeur variety from Algeria listed in the Geilweilerhof database (above). Has over twenty synonym names. Has been grown extensively in the Lodi region of San Jaoquin county, California since the start of the 20th century and where it has been used historically as a tablegrape that uniquely developed its flaming red skin color there, attaining only a dull buckskin color elsewhere. To make a tablewine the grape is harvested when acidity is high and sugar content registers as 18-19 Brix. This wine is usually blended with another, such as Burger, in order to meet customer approval. Not to be confused with the synonym named Tokay or Tocai that is actually the Hungarian Furmint variety.
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