The red grape variety is a new breed between Touriga Nacional x Sultana, The crossing took place in 1965 on CSIRO Plant Industry Institute in Merbein-Australia by the breeder AJ Antcliff. The variety protection was granted in 1975. The late maturing vine produces light, acidic red wines with a low tannin content. It is also called table grape used. The variety is in Australia in the area Murray Darling grown. In 2010, it occupied 72 hectares of vines with a falling trend (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012