The red grape variety (also Seshi Zi, Shesh) comes from Albania
; the name means "black shesh". It is named after the municipality of Shesh west of Tirana. Despite morphological
She may not share similarities with the varieties Serina e Zeze
or mistakenly suspected as a descendant Syrah
be confused. Whether a connection to the white variety Shesh i Bardhë
exists is DNA standard
(still) not clarified. It produces a ruby red, mild wine with aromas of plums, apples and forest fruits. The late-ripening vine is cultivated west of the capital in the center of the country, where together with the Shesh i Bardhë makes up about a third of the Albanian population.