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The red grape variety comes from the Turkey, Synonyms are Papaska Neagra, Papaska Tcherna, Papaskara, Papaskarasi and Vinta Cherna. The name means "Black Priest". You mustn't go with that morphological very similar varieties Adakarasi. Calkarasi. Horozkarasi or Kalecik Karasi be confused. According to in 2013 DNA analysis is a presumably natural cross between Alba Imputotato x Prokupac, By the way, the Bulgarian variety is with the same parents Beala Debela emerged. The medium-ripening vine is generally resistant to diseases. It produces colorful, strong alcoholic red wines with moderate acidity. The grapes are also used for the traditional Thracian drink Hardaliye (fermented grape juice). The variety is grown in the Marmara region and in Central Anatolia. In 2010, a total of 175 hectares of vineyards were shown in Turkey (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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