The red grape variety (also Prespanka) comes from Northern Macedonia; the name means "Black of Ohrid". Synonyms are Ohridsko Noir, Ohridsko Tcherno, Ohridsko Trzno and Prespanka. The parentage is unknown. The medium to late-ripening vine is moderately resistant to both mildews and Botrytis, It produces fresh fruit, light red wines with moderate alcohol content, mostly with the varieties Prokupac and Vranac be blended. The variety is in the area Ohrid in the southwest near the border with Albania grown. In 2010, however, no stocks were reported (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012