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The red grape variety comes from Bulgaria. Kachivela, Kacivela, Kativela, Marvud, Mawrud, Svinarska Loza, Svinjarska Loza, Tsiganka are grouped alphabetically by country. Bulgaria ); Karvouniaris, Mavro, Mavroude, Mavroudi, Mavroudi Boulgarias, Mavroudion, Mavroudi Voulgarias ( Greece ), as well as Mavroud ( France ). The parentage is unknown. Despite seemingly indicative synonyms or morphological She may not share similarities with the varieties Karvouniaris. Mavro. Mavroudi Arachovis or Mavrud Varnenski be confused. There are Mavrud s Edri Zarna, Mavrud s Drebni Zarna, Mavrud sas Splekani Zarna, Mavrud Siv and Mavrud Izresliv, which differ in berry size and color shade. The variety was crossbred partner of the new breeds Buket and Evmolpia, According to an unverifiable hypothesis, the very old variety (or a potential ancestor) is already in the antiquity of the Thracians have been cultivated.

Mavrud - grape and leaf

The late-ripening, high-yielding vine is sensitive to wintry frost and drought, prone to both mildews, but resistant to Botrytis, It produces a deep red, tanninhaltigen, acid and alcohol-rich red wine with plum flavor, which has aging potential. The variety is grown mainly in the center and in the south of Bulgaria. She counts beside the Shiroka Melnishka (Melnik) to the best Bulgarian red wine grapes. The Bulgarian acreage in 2010 totaled 1,296 hectares (Statistics Kym Anderson ). More small stocks should also be in Albania. Greece and Romania give.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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Picture right: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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