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Suscan

The red variety comes from Croatia, Synonyms are Brajda Velika Crna, Sansigot, Susac and Suscan Crni. It probably comes from the island of Susak in the Kvarner Bay, which some synonyms point out. The island was formerly referred to as a "floating vineyard" because over 90% of the area was planted with vines. The medium to late-ripening, high-yielding vine is resistant to fungal diseases, especially Botrytis, She produces alcoholic red wines. The variety is mainly grown in the Primorye region and some nearby islands such as Cres, Krk and Losinj in small quantities. In 2010, an acreage of five hectares was reported.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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