Bornova Misketi is originated in İzmir the Aegean region; variants are grown in Europe and are used to produce different styles of Muscat wine throughout the world. Bornova Misketi is a thick-skinned, medium sized, juicy and pinkish in colour when ripened., these grapes are grown around the city of Izmir. Bornova Misketi vineyards are usually goblet pruned where the soil is composed of clay and sand in the Mediterranean climate near Aegean Sea. The wines produced from this grape are distinctively aromatic including fresh flowers, bergamot, raisins and exotic fruits aromas.This is the oldest known grape variety in the world of which the name was mentioned by the famous historian Herodotus in 5th century B.C.