The red variety is an interspecific new breed between Merlot Noir
x Amurensis Ruprecht. Synonyms are Negra de Yaloven, Negru de Jaloveni, Negru de Jloven, Negru de Ialoveni and Negrul de Jaloven. They are genes of Vitis amurensis
and Vitis vinifera
contain. The intersection of hybrid
took place in 1967 in Moldova
by the breeder Nicolae I. Guzun. In 2010, a stock of 15 acres was reported.