The red grape variety is a new breed between Merlot x Barbera, Synonyms are Cosmo 96 and Incrocio Cosmo 96. The crossing took place in the 1960s in Italy by the breeder Italo Cosmo at the institute in Conegliano, With the same parents is also the new breed Prodest emerged. She will be in Veneto grown in the province of Treviso. In 2010, three hectares of vineyards were designated (Kym Anderson ).
Pictures: MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service