The red variety is a new breed between Mourvèdre ( Monastrell
x Cabernet Sauvignon
, The crossing takes place in 1970 in France
by the breeder Alain Bouquet on behalf of the INRA
, The inclusion in the official variety catalog took place in 2014. The late-ripening vine is resistant to various diseases and pests, but sensitive to drought
, It produces tannin-rich, brightly colored red wines that are similar to Cabernet Sauvignon and sometimes lack acidity.