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The red variety comes from Croatia, Synonyms are Babica Crni and Kastelanka. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Not similar to the species Babic (many Babica synonyms) are confused. According to 2008 done DNA analysis she is a direct descendant of the variety Plavac Mali, The medium maturing, high yielding vine is prone to Botrytis, It produces alcohol-rich red wines, which are usually blended with Plavac Mali. The variety is cultivated in the Kastela region north of Split on the Adriatic coast. With some others autochthonous Varieties is part of a revitalization and replanting project. In 2010, 18 hectares of vineyards were expelled (Kym Anderson ).

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

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