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