The red grape variety comes from the Dalmatian area Split in Croatia, Synonyms are Abokatac, Advokatac, Brgljun, Bugava, Carnjenak, Glavinuša Crna, Glavanjuša, Glavinka, Okatac, Okatac Crni, Okatatz, Okatatze, Okatatz Noir, Pavisak, Plavac Dugi and Srliznak. According to done in 2013 DNA analysis it is a presumably natural cross between Plavac Mali x Vugava, However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). The late-ripening vine is generally resistant to various vine diseases. It produces low-acid red wines, which in sweet wine Prošek be used. The rare variety is cultivated in small quantities in the Dalmatian hinterland, as well as on the Croatian islands Šolta and Vis. With others autochthonous Varieties is part of a revitalization and replanting project. In 2010, however, no stock was reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012