The red grape variety is an interspecific new breed between Cabernet Sauvignon x Norton, They are genes from Vitis aestivalis and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid took place in 2001 in the United States at the University of California in Davis by Lucian W. Dressel. Incidentally, the same breed is also new breeding Cabernet Doré emerged (in this case a white variety). The productive vine is resistant to frost and various fungal diseases, It produces dark-colored, Merlot-like red wines with gentle tannins and aromas of violets and blueberries. In 2010 was in Kentucky one hectare designated.