The red grape variety is a new breed between Frankovka ( Blaufränkisch ) x Svatovavrinecke ( St. Laurent ). The name was formed from the parent varieties. The cross was made in 1973 in the Czech Republic by the private breeder Lubomír Glos. The variety protection was granted in 2008. Fratava was a crossing partner of the new varieties Cerason. Kofranka. Marlen. Nativa and Laurot, The late-ripening vine is susceptible to both mildews but resistant to Botrytis and frost, It produces deep red, aromatic, low-acid red wines with aromas of plums and red fruits that are reminiscent of St. Laurent. The variety is grown in the smallest areas Czech Republic grown. In 2010, however, no stocks were shown (Kym Anderson ).