The red variety is an interspecific new breed between Saperavi x (( Garandmak x judge) x Kakhet ). It is not known which of the numerous crossings of the French breeder Franz Georges judge has been used. They are probably genes from Vitis berlandieri. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in Armenia by the two breeders SA Pogosyan and SS Khachatryan. The variety is cultivated in the Armenian area of Ararat and mostly blended with Saperavi and other native varieties in mostly sweet red wines. In 2010, no stock was reported (Kym Anderson ).