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 grows in the Ohrid area in the southwest near the border Albania grown. However, no stocks were shown in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012