The red grape variety is a new breed between Cabernet Sauvignon x Saperavi (what happened in 2010 DNA analysis has been confirmed). Synonyms are Crossing 56, Magarach 56, Magaracha Rubinovyi, Magaracha Ruby, Magaratsch Rubinovy, Magaratsch Ruby, Rubinovi Magaraca, Rubinovyi Magaracha, Ruby Magaracha. The cross was made in 1928 by N. Paponov, V. Zotov, P. Tsarev and P. Golodriga at the Weinbauinstitut Magarach in the Crimea (Ukraine). The variety protection was issued in 1969. She was a crossing partner in the new varieties Antey Magarachsky and Ruby Golodrigi, The late-ripening, productive vine is resistant to frost and drought, It produces fruity, colorful red wines and is also used for table grapes and grape juice used. The variety is in the Ukraine. Kazakhstan (0.5 ha) and Uzbekistan grown. In 2010, however, less than one hectare was reported (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)