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The red grape variety comes from the Turkey, Synonyms are Bogazkarasi and Saraplik Siyah. According to 2006 were done DNA analysis is the sort Saraplik Siyah, previously considered independent. There is also one Parent-offspring relationship with the almost extinct Morek. Further analyzes made in 2009 leave a relationship to the two varieties Kabarcik Beyaz and Öküzgözü suspect. The medium to late ripening vine is suitable for hot, dry climates. It produces not very colorful, but full-bodied, tannin-like red wines with aromas of dark fruits, tobacco and leather, as the name implies (meaning "burning neck").

The variety is grown mainly in the province of Diyarbakir in southeast Anatolia and in the west of the country on the Aegean coast. There she is mainly as a blending partner in numerous cuvées such as Buzbag, Doluza Antik (Doluca), Kirmizi ( Kavaklidere ) and yakut used, but also partially sorted expanded. The variety is also called table grape used. In 2010, Turkey had an acreage of 1,106 hectares, an increase of more than 40% compared to 2000.

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

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