is an indigenous Bulgarian red grape variety. It was created in 1940's in the Institute of Wine and Vine in the city of Pleven, Bulgaria by crossing the French clone Syrah and the indigenous Italian Nebbiolo. These wines are deep in color and the taste is full-bodied, with a soft finish. The aroma is intense, fruity, with a predominance of ripe blackberries and in contact with oak it develops sweet shades. It ripens in mid September, and normally reaches sugar levels of 23-25%. The bunch has a tight medium size with small berries.