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The red grape variety comes from the Turkey, Synonyms include Papaska Neagra, Papaska Tcherna, Papaskara, Papaskarasi and Vinta Cherna. The name means "black priest". She may not with the morphological very similar varieties Adakarasi. Calkarasi. Horozkarasi or Kalecik Karasi be confused. According to done in 2013 DNA analysis it is a presumably natural cross between Alba Imputotato x Prokupac, Incidentally, the same parent is also the Bulgarian variety Beala Debela emerged. The medium maturing vine is generally resistant to disease. It produces colorful, high-alcohol red wines with moderate acidity. The grapes are also used for the traditional, Thracian drink Hardaliye (fermented grape juice) used. The species is grown in the Marmara region and central Anatolia. In 2010, a total of 175 hectares of vineyards in Turkey were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

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

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