According to the information in the breeding list, the red grape variety is a new breed between Negru virtos x Saperavi, Incidentally, the same breed is also new breeding Novac emerged. The crossing took place in 1993 in Romania by the breeders Marculescu Mircea and Vladasel Mircea. According to in 2009 DNA analysis however, it could be the father variety Băbească Neagră act. The medium maturing vine is moderately susceptible to fungal diseases, It produces full-bodied, spicy red wines with gentle tannins and aromas of dark berries. In 2010, 16 hectares of vineyards were designated (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012