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The red grape probably comes from Portugal. Synonyms grouped alphabetically by country are Mourisco Preto ( Australia ); Marufa, Mourisco, Mourisco du Douro, Mourisco Preto, Mourisco Tinto, Tinta Grossa, Trujidera ( Portugal ); Brujidera, Brujidero, Brujigero, Crujidera, Crujideiro, Lagrima Noir, Moravia Dulce, Rucial, Vigorosa ( Spain ). Despite seemingly indicative synonyms or morphological She may not share similarities with the varieties Carrega Tinto. Grossa and Tinta Barroca (all synonymous with Tinta Grossa) or Moravia Agria be confused. According to DNA analysis she was the parent of the species Mourisco de Semente. Preto Martinho. Tinta Barroca. Tinta da Barca and Touriga Franca, It is a pure female grape,

The late-ripening vine is prone to real mildew and tends to Verrieseln, It produces light colored red wines with a neutral aroma. In Spain It is mostly cultivated under the name of Moravia Dulce in the vast region of Castilla-La Mancha mainly in the two provinces of Albacate and Cuenca, where they are located in the two DO areas La Mancha and manchuela is allowed. A total of 2,571 hectares of vineyards were recorded here. In Portugal occupied the variety 4,008 hectares of vineyards, especially in the two areas Douro and Rios do Minho and is there for the port wine authorized. Overall, in 2010, a vineyard with 6,579 hectares with increasing tendency. The variety thus occupied in the world varieties ranking the rank 95.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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