The red grape comes from the Balkan region, probably from Serbia. Synonyms are Krajinsko Crno, Negotinsko Crno, Zachinak, Zacinjak, Zazinak and Zdencajtraube. The age of the vine is also shown in morphological different game types. The vine ripens very late and is moderately resistant to Botrytis, Wrong mildew and frost, It produces colorful red wines and is therefore mainly used as teinturier (Color donor) used in blends. The variety is in Serbia and in Northern Macedonia grown. In 2010, however, no stocks were shown (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)