The red variety (also Bouket, Bouquet) is a new breed between Mavroud ( Mavrud x Pinot Noir, There are no relationships with the white new breeds Bukettrebe (Germany) or Buketta (Austria). The crossing took place in 1951 in Pleven (Bulgaria). The variety was crossing partner in the new breeds Dunavska Gamza and Storgozia, The early to mid-seasoning vine is sensitive to drought, but resistant to Botrytis, It produces spicy, aging red wines with balanced acidity, alcohol and tannin content with cherry flavor. The variety is in the north Bulgaria grown. According to Wine Grapes occupies 259 hectares in 2008; in the statistics of Kym Anderson but no inventory was reported in 2010.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)