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