The red grape 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 Bulgarese, Negru Tare, Negru Vartos, Negru Vertos and Saint Nicolas. Whether there is a relationship with the Bulgarian variety Mavrud Varnenski (Negru Virtos Cu Flori Normale) is not known. The parentage is also unknown. The variety was a cross partner in the two new varieties Negru de Drăgăşani and Novac, It is a pure female grape, No holdings were reported in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).
Images : Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants,
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