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. It is usually blended with the variety Ekim Kara
used in fortified wines, for example in branded wine Tschorny doctor
by Solnechnaya Dolina or in products from the famous state winery Massandra
, In 2010, however, no stocks were shown in the statistics.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012