The red variety is an interspecific new breed between Cabernet Sauvignon x Norton, They are genes of Vitis aestivalis and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in 2001 in the United States at the University of California in Davis by Lucian W. Dressel. By the way, with the same parents is also the new breed Cabernet Doré originated (in this case a white variety). The profitable vine is resistant to frost and different 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.