The red grape variety comes from the Turkey; the name means "grandfather Dede Siyahi". Synonyms are Hasandede and Hasandede Noir. There is also a white variety called Hasandede Beyazi; However, nothing is known about a possible relationship. The variety produces vivid, strong alcoholic red wines. It is grown in the Kirikkale province east of Ankara in central Anatolia. In 2010, however, no stock was shown (Kym Anderson ).