The red grape variety comes from the Ukraine
; the name means "Black Colonel". Synonyms are Djevat Kara, Dshevat Kara, Dzhevat Kara, Jewath and Polkovnik Kara. It is grown on the Crimean peninsula. Mostly it is in blending with the variety Ekim Kara
used in fortified wines, for example in brand wine Chorny doctor
from Solnechnaya Dolina or in products of the famous state vineyard Massandra
, In 2010, however, no stocks were reported in the statistics.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012