The red variety comes from Spain
, Synonyms are Alcabril di Gualadin, Forcalla, Forcalla Negra, Forcalla Noire, Forcalla Prieta, Forcalla Tinta, Forcallat Tinto, Verdal, Verdalejo and Verdalla. According to done in 2003 DNA analysis
there is no connection through z. B. color mutation
to the white species Airén
(with synonym Forcallat Blanca). It is also not a color mutation of the white variety Forcallat Blanca
, The very late ripening vine yields bright red wines. She will be in the two provinces Murcia
grown in eastern Spain. In 2010, 1,163 hectares of vineyards were reported (ten years earlier, it had been 2,690 hectares).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012