The red grape variety originates from Turkey (ex VIVC catalogue), but it is also called the former Yugoslavia. Synonyms are Becirka Loza, Kadarin, Kadaroun, Kadarum, Kadarun Crni, Kadarun Suri, Kadarun Surim, Kadarunac, Plavac Kadarunac, Radova Loza, Stanka Radova Loza, Surac and Zovuga. The parentage (parenthood) is unknown. The variety is grown in Bulgaria, Croatia (see label), Montenegro and Serbia. There it is used mainly to make rosé wines. However, no stocks were reported in 2010 (Kym Anderson).
Picture left: Doris Schneider, Ursula Brühl, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants,
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