Fruits: small with average weight (3gr), spherical to flat-spherical shape, very thin skin with dark red color, red colored juice; medium long and thin stem; red juicy firm flesh with sweet-sour taste; small to moderately large-sized stone in comparison with the fruit, moderately easy separating from the flesh; suitable for processing into juice, stewing and for freezing, very enduring to transport and storage (3-5 days)
Fruits: large, elongated, asymmetric; thin skin with dark purple-blue color with numerous spots and heavy coating; greenish-yellow flesh, thick, juicy, slightly sour with a specific flavor and good taste quality; semi-to completely separating from the stone which is very large
Fruits: large (30-40gr), egg shaped, with blue color; the flesh is green-yellow, juicy, sweet-sour taste with very good quality; the stone is small and easily separates from the flesh; well tolerates transportation
Ripening period: late season - early to mid September
Characteristics: moderately vigorous vine, extremely high fertility; grains are elliptical, large, nice dyed in blue-black color, sharp with expressed wax layer; thin, tough crispy skin; juicy, slightly crispy pulp with sweet harmonious taste and specific flavor; it is advisable to grow on rocky slopes, dry and with good exposure.
Very delicate variety, susceptible to Powdery mildew, Excoriose, Black rot, Gray mold, grape moth, mites, wasps, cicads, etc., relatively stable to drought and cold; this variety is mostly used in a blend for recent consumption (as young wines); production of less alcoholic wine, poor in acids and color; also suitable for fresh consumption.
Ripening period: considerably late season - in September, one week before Merlot and Carignan
Characteristics: very vigorous vine, suitable for high-stem growing, early and quite good bearing; grains are small, spherical and black-colored, covered with strong wax layer; thick and firm skin, healthy, crispy pulp having à peculiar astringent taste;
The vine is susceptible to Oidium and Excoriose; average sensitive to drought and prone to crumbling of the grains when overripe; resistant to low temperatures and Gray rot, moderately susceptible to Mildew.