The red grape variety comes from Russia
, Synonyms are Cherny Vinny, Krasnostop and Krasnostop Anapsky. Despite seemingly suggestive synonym, she may not with the variety Plechistik
(Cherny Vinny). The medium-maturing vine is resistant to winter frost
, but prone to wrong mildew
, It produces tannin, acid and alcohol rich red wines with aromas of plums, redcurrants and green pepper. The old variety was first mentioned in 1814. It is now grown in the Rostov region along the river Don and Krasnodar in the southwest of the country. The acreage in 2010 was 562 hectares.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012