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 in the 1960s Italy by the breeder Italo Cosmo at the institute in Conegliano, New breeding is also with the same parents Prodest emerged. She will be in Veneto grown in the province of Treviso. In 2010 three hectares of vineyards were shown (Kym Anderson ).
Images: MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service