The red grape variety probably comes from France, Synonyms are Black Damascus, Blauer Damaszener, Kék Damszkuszi and Marocain Noir. Due to apparently indicative synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Damascus Black or Marocain Noir (with the synonym Black Morocco). The parentage is unknown. The variety may have been in the vine breeding institute in France in the mid-19th century Moreau-Robert emerged as a new breed.
The pure female grape is mainly considered table grape and also as document used. She was a crossing partner in the new varieties Foster's White Seedling and Lady Downe's Seedling as well as parent at the probably natural crossings Bellino. Black Alicante. Black Prince (Merbein). Mandrègue and Maroc Gros, No inventory was shown in 2010 (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)