The red grape variety is a new breed between Teinturier du Cher x Aleatico. Synonyms are Pervomaiskii, Pervomajsky and Pervomajskij. The name means "First of May" or "May Day". The cross was made in 1935 in Uzbekistan by the breeder A. N. Negrul. The plant variety protection was granted in 1953. The late ripening vine is susceptible to both types of mildew. It produces dark red wines and is also used as a table grape. The variety was cultivated in Moldova in 2010 on 64 hectares (Kym Anderson). Small populations are also expected to be found in Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.