The red variety (also Granatovyi) is a new breed between Saperavi x Cabernet Sauvignon, The crossing took place in 1949 in Russia (then USSR) by the two breeders TP Zinchenko and LT Kokhanova. It is used as a wine grape. No stocks were reported in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).
Images: Ursula Brühl, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants,
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