The red grape 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 from Vitis amurensis
and Vitis vinifera
contain. The crossing of the hybrid
took place in 1967 in Moldova
by the breeder Nicolae I. Guzun. In 2010, an area of 15 hectares was shown.