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