The red variety comes from Croatia, Synonyms are Chikhovats, Chohovatz, Čihovac, Crljenak Slatinski, Debritzitch, Dobrič, Dobričić Crni, Dobrigitch, Dobritchitch Noir, Dobrovoljac, Dobrychich, Dobrytchytch, Krucalin, Okručanac, Plavac Soltanski, Plavac Veliki, Shaltanatz, Sholtanats, Slatinac, Slatinjac, Slatinski, Soltanac and Soltanski Plavac. According to done in 2004 DNA analysis is the sort Plavac Mali (Plavac Veliki) from a probably natural cross between Tribidrag (Crljenak Kaštelanski, Primitivo) x Dobričić emerged. Further analyzes revealed one Parent-offspring relationship between Dobričić and Babic, The moderately late maturing, moderately productive vine is prone to falseness mildew, It produces colorful, tannin-rich, rather low-acid red wines, which in the blend as teinturier (Color amplifier) serve. The variety is grown mainly on the island of Solta. In 2010, however, no stock was reported (Kym Anderson ).
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures : Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)