The red grape variety (also Chavkapito) comes from Georgia
, The medium-ripening, low-yielding vine is sensitive to moisture. It produces red wines with a plum aroma and a smoky note. The variety is cultivated in the Kartli area on ten hectares of vineyards.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012