The red grape variety is a new breed between Cabernet Sauvignon
x Băbească Neagră
, The crossing took place in 1985 in Romania
by private breeders D. Danulescu, E. Negulescu, G. Sandu-Ville and P. Virna. It is used as a wine grape. In 2010, a vineyard of just under a hectare was reported.