Facebook pixel

Prokupac grapes

by | Feb 15, 2017

The Serbian grapes are often recognized as one of the finest grapes of the world.


This is the reason why this country is considered as one of the major exporters of both, the red grapes as well as the white grapes.

The Serbian grapes are full of superior characteristics and features and therefore the use of this grape is carried out in abundance as to the production and preparation of different kinds of wines.

The white Serbian grapes are exported throughout the world that is further used for the preparation of light-bodied and golden wines.

At the same time, the beautiful, deeply colored wines are prepared out of the red Serbian grapes that are considered to be high as to its quality as well as rich as to its taste.

Thus, Serbia is a hub of the grapes that are concerned as to the preparation of the wines. The vines of these grapes are grown and cultivated by the local growers at large.

One such Serbian grape that is concerned with the production of red wine grape is Prokupac. Prokupac is referred to as red Serbian wine grape which is mostly used as to the preparation of darkly colored rose wines that are high in terms of both, their quality as well as taste.

This grape variety is recognized for its high level of sugar, which is also retained before and after its harvest.

At the same time, all these grapes contain a high level of alcohol that it can produce after its process of fermentation.

This red wine grape variety is an indigenous grape variety to the former Yugoslavia. Today, the production and cultivation of this red wine grape variety are found in large quantities in all the former Yugoslavian states such as Kosovo, Serbia and Macedonia.

Wine grape varieties

However, outside its homeland, this grape variety is not recognized so much. The grapes of this red wine grape variety are mainly concerned with the production of the rose wines as well as blending wines.

However, today a number of producers are experimenting with the red varietal red wines that are produced out of this red wine grape variety.

This red wine grape variety is considered as a very late-ripening red wine grape variety that grows very strong.

The vines of this grape are considered as very much susceptible to downy mildew; however, they are relatively resistant to botrytis as well as against frost.

The resulting wines produced out of this red wine grape variety are considered as very fine and tasteful to the taste-buds.

The plantation and cultivation of this red wine grape variety are considered as very widespread in the region of Serbia, most notably in the regions of Western Morava and Juzna Morava located in the center and south of the Serbian region.

The other regions where the plantation and cultivation of this red wine grape variety is carried out at large are Bulgaria and Russia.

This red wine grape variety is addressed under a number of synonyms such as Darchin, Crnka, Kamenicarka, Kamenilarka, Majski Cornii, Kamenistscharka, Negotinsko Cmo, Nikodimka, Nichevka, Procoupatz, Nisevka, Prokoutpatz, Procupac, Prokupatz, Prokupka, Rekovacka Crnka, Rskavaty, Scopsko Cherno, Zarchin, Zarcin, Zartchin, Zaichin and many others.

Remember to read the Wine Tasting guide…



This red wine grape variety is believed to be a native to the Balkans and hails from the region of Serbia.

It is considered as one of the oldest grape varieties that is planted and cultivated in the regions of Serbia, and was very important to the county since the middle Ages.

There are a number of varieties related to this red wine grape variety. It is considered that the famous Turkish grape variety, namely Papazkarasi is identical to this grape. However, the DNA report later struck down this notion.

Wines with Prokupac grapes


The rose wines produced out of this red wine grape variety are beautiful as to their appearance. These wines are deep ruby as to their color and are considered as much darker than the traditional pink and blush roses.

These wines entertain the fragrances of rose petals as well as strawberries. These wines are also full of fruity flavors and most notably the flavors similar to cherry.

The sugar level present in these red wine grape varieties are very high and therefore they entertain high levels of alcohol in them.

All these characteristics make it a good blend for a number of international grape varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir as well as Syrah.

Part #6


Michael Bredahl

Michael Bredahl

Wine Writer

I have been online since it all began, with blogging and creating websites. Drinking wine, and writing about them, are one of my passions. Remember to drink responsibly 🙂

Are you a Copywriter?

We have a lot of articles without much content, if you can do it better, you are welcome to write a nice article, and get the proper credit for that. Read more information about beeing an author, and Contact us for more information.


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Wine Grape Varieties
Wine Informations
Wine Merchants
Bar and Cocktail Equipment
Bottle Opener
Wine Accessories
Wine Opener
Alcohol Free
Brown Ale
Chinese Beer
Christmas Beer
Czech Beer
Danish Beer
English Beer
Finnish Beer
German Beer
Iceland Beer
Indian Pale Ale
Italian Beer
Japanese Beer
Mexican beer
Pale Ale
Seasonal Beer
Swedish Beer
Turkish Beer
Wheat Beer
White Ale
French Champagne
Cocktail Bitters
Cocktail Mixer
Cocktail Muscat
Cocktail Shakers
Fruit Juice
Mead and Tonic Wine
Soft Drinks
Spirits Mixer
Dessert Wine
Argentinian Dessert Wine
Australian Dessert Wine
Chile Dessert Wine
English Dessert Wine
French Dessert Wine
Fruit and Ginger Wine
German Dessert Wine
Hungarian Dessert Wine
Italian Dessert Wine
Madeira and Marsala
New Zealand Dessert WIne
Portugal Dessert Wine
South African Dessert Wine
Spanish Dessert Wine
Cognac and Brandy
Eau De Vie
Gin & Genever
Gran Marnier
Irish Liqueur
Irish Vodka
RTD'S (Ready to Drink)
Tequila & Mescal
Port Wine
Portuguese Port Wine
Portuguese White Port
Ruby Port Wine
Tawny Port Wine
Red Wine
American Red Wine
Argentina Red Wine
Australian Red Wine
Austrian Red Wine
Bulgarian Red Wine
Chile Red Wine
English Red Wine
French Red Wine
Georgia Red Wine
German Red Wine
Greek Red Wine
Hungarian Red Wine
Italian Red Wine
New Zealand Red Wine
Portuguese Red Wine
South African Red Wine
Spanish Red Wine
Uruguay Red Wine
Rosé Wine
American Rosé Wine
Australian Rosé Wine
Chile Rosé Wine
English Rosé Wine
French Rosé Wine
German Rosé Wine
Italian Rosé Wine
New Zealand Rosé Wine
Portuguese Rosé Wine
South African Rosé Wine
Spanish Rosé Wine
Sparkling Wine
American Sparkling Wine
Argentina Sparkling Wine
Cyprus Sparkling Wine
French Sparkling Wine
German Sparkling Wine
Italian Sparkling Wine
South African Sparkling Wine
Spanish Sparkling Wine
Walisisch Sparkling Wine
Blended Malt Whisky
Blended Whisky
Bourbon & USA Whiskey
Grain Whisky
Irish Whiskey
Other Whisky
Scotch Whisky
Single Malt Whisky
White Wine
American White Wine
Argentina White Wine
Australian White Wine
Austrian White Wine
Chile White Wine
English White Wine
French White Wine
Georgia White Wine
German White Wine
Greek White Wine
Hungarian White Wine
Italian White Wine
New Zealand White Wine
Slovakian White Wine
South African White Wine
Spanish White Wine
Chile Wine
English Wine
Exclusive Wines
Fine Wine
French Wine
German Wine
Italian Wine
New Zealand Wine
Port Sherry Madeira
Portugal Wine
Spanish Wine
Wine Gifts
Beer Gifts
Gift Packaging
Spirit Gifts
Wine & Champagne Gifts

Wine Tours

5/5 (6)

Give this page a High Five!

Save up to 20%

Get our newsletter with the promotional code, and save a lot of money!

You will now recieve our Newsletters, Thank You :-)

See all of Our Promotional Codes and benefits here

Online Shopping and World's Best Wines

Save up to 20%

Receive our newsletter and get the latest news, promotional codes and freebies

You will now recieve our Newsletters, Thank You :-)

See all of Our Promotional Codes and benefits here