The red variety comes from Albania, Synonyms are Vlesh, Vloshi and Vlosk. The presumption of an ancestor for Cabernet Sauvignon has occurred through 2007 DNA analysis not confirmed. The late-ripening vine produces strong-alcoholic, tannin-rich reds, often oxidative in the Rancio style get extended. She is also called table grape used. The variety is grown in the area around the coastal town of Narta in the southwest of the country. In 2010, however, no stocks were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012