The red variety comes from Romania, Synonyms are Beilar Cherasi, Cerno Tuirdo, Cerno Tvarno, Cherasi, Corb, Galac, Galac Arbanaski, Gordan Negru, Negrou Vyrtos, Negru Batut, Negru Bulgar, Negru Bulgarian, Negru Tare, Negru Vartos, Negru Vertos and Saint Nicolas. Whether it is a relation to the Bulgarian variety Mavrud Varnenski (Negru Virtos Cu Flori Normale) is unknown. Likewise, the parentage is unknown. The variety was crossing partner in the two new breeds Negru de Drăgăşani and Novac, It is a pure female grape, In 2010, no stock was reported (Kym Anderson ).
Photos : Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants,
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