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Ohridsko Crno

The red grape variety (also Prespanka) comes from Northern Macedonia; the name means "Black of Ohrid". Synonyms are Ohridsko Noir, Ohridsko Tcherno, Ohridsko Trzno and Prespanka. The parentage (parenthood) is unknown. The medium to late-maturing vine is moderately resistant to both types of mildew and botrytis. It produces fresh fruity, light red wines with moderate alcohol content, mostly blended with the Prokupac and Vranac varieties. The variety is cultivated in the Ohrid area in the southwest near the border with Albania. However, no stocks were reported in 2010 (Kym Anderson).

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