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The red grape variety comes from Dalmatia in Croatia, Synonyms are Babica, Babica Crni, Babica Gresljivka Crni, Babica Plosnata, Babić Mali, Babic Pivati, Babić Pluskavi, Babić Veliki, Crnac Rani, Divljak Zadar, Rogoznička, Rogoznican, Roguljanac and Sibencanac. Despite seemingly indicative synonyms or morphological She may not share similarities with the varieties Babica or Plavac Mali be confused. According to done in 2009 DNA analysis exists to the sort Dobričić a Parent-offspring relationship, Since Dobričić is a parent of the variety Plavac Mali, there is also a closer family relationship to this variety.

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The medium to late ripening, high yielding vine is prone to Botrytis, With correspondingly low yields, she brings dark-colored, full-bodied red wines peppery Taste and gentle tannins, which also have aging potential. It is cultivated in Croatia mainly on the Dalmatian coast and on the islands of Brac, Hvar, Vis, Korcula and Peljesac. The acreage in 2010 was 359 hectares.

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