The red grape variety is a new breed between Nebbiolo x Syrah, Synonyms are ruby and Rubin Bolgarskii. The crossing took place in 1944 Bulgaria, The variety protection was granted in 1961. The medium-ripening vine produces colorful, tannic red wines with aromas of plums and blackberries. It is grown in Bulgaria mainly around Plovdiv and Svishtov on around 165 hectares (ex Wine Grapes). Small stocks are also said to be in Romania and Slovenia give. In the statistics of Kym Anderson however, no stocks were shown in 2010.