The red grape variety is a new breed between Chiroka Melnichka ( Shiroka Melnishka
x Cabernet Sauvignon
What happened through 2004 DNA analysis
was confirmed. The crossing took place in 1951 in Bulgaria
, With the same parents is also the new breed Rouene
emerged. The late-ripening vine is relatively resistant to Botrytis
, It produces colorful, full-bodied, velvety red wines with aromas of red fruits and storage potential. The variety is cultivated in the southwest of the country on only seven hectares.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012