The red variety (also Echim Kara, Ekim Qara) comes from the Ukraine , the name means "Black Doctor". It is sometimes of the variety Kefessiya confused with the synonym Doktorsky Chernyi (also Black Doctor). The vine was supposedly the end of the 19th Century introduced by an unknown Russian doctor. The late-ripening vine is susceptible to and downy Mildew . It is grown on the Crimean peninsula to around 30 acres. In most cases, it is blended with the variety Cevat Kara used in fortified wines, for example wine brand in Chorny Ph.D. fromYou see a shortened form of description. The full description is reserved for our subscribers.