The red grape variety comes from the island of Mallorca ( Spain ). Synonyms are Fogoneau, Fogonet, Fogonetxo, Fogoneu Frances and Fogoneu Mallorquí. According to 2012 done DNA analysis she is from a supposedly natural cross between Escursac x Mansés de Capdell ( Giro ) emerged. However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see below molecular Genetics ). She is also a parent of the species Callet, The variety is on the Balearic Islands Mallorca, where they are in the DO areas Binissalem and Plà i Llevant is admitted, as well as Formentera often in the mixed sentence cultivated with the variety Callet and with this as well Manto Negro blended. She is in the region on the Spanish mainland Extremadura represented. In 2010 were in Spain 35 hectares of vineyards. Small areas should also be in Argentina give.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012