The red grape variety comes from Croatia
, Synonyms are Darnekusa, Darnekusa Mala, Darnekusa Vela and Dernakusa. The late-ripening, productive vine is susceptible to both mildews
, It is grown in small quantities exclusively on the island of Hvar near the Dalmatian coast near Split and also pure wines are made from it.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012