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The red grape variety comes from the Turkey, Synonyms are Ada Karasi, Adakarassy, Avsa Adasi, Avsa Island, Balikesir, Erdek and Noir des Îles. Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Calkarasi. Horozkarasi. Kalecik Karasi or Papazkarasi can be confused (but it is suspected that some of them may be identical). The late ripening, productive vine is susceptible to real ones mildew and needs a lot of sunshine. It produces colorful, aromatic red wines with soft tannins and aging potential. The variety is mainly grown on the island of Avsa in the Sea of Marmara. There are also smaller stocks in the two provinces of Balkesir and Tekirdag in the Marmara region. In 2010, a total of 69 hectares of vineyards were shown in Turkey (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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