Cserszegi Fűszeres


Cserszegi Fűszeres is a white Hungarian grape variety. It is named after its place of origin: Cserszegtomaj at Keszthely.

The white Cserszegi Fűszeres is a cross between the Irsai Oliver and Roter Traminer, a member of the Traminer family closely related to Gewürztraminer. It was created in 1960 by Karoly Bakonyi at the Pannon University of Agriculture.

The grape variety has a high yield with high sugar content and is less sensitive to cold. Its wines are dry or half dry and have a distinctive aroma, spicy taste with a harmonious acid; this variety is often informally called "spiced wine" in Hungary.

Distribution in Hungary: mainly in the Vineyards of Csongrád, Hajós, Baja, Kunság, Etyek, Buda, and in the Balaton region.

The only synonym of Cserszegi Fűszeres is Cserszegi Fűszeries (with an extra "i").


Grape Colour: White
Also called: Cserszegi Fűszeres
Origin: Hungary
Major regions: Hungary