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Moristel

The red grape variety comes from Spain, Synonyms are Concejón, Corcejon, Juan Ibáñez, Moristell, Navarra, Naves de Fitero and Tempranillo Temprano. Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological or name similarities not to the varieties Graciano (Mori actuator), Monastrell (Morastrell) or Tempranillo be confused. But it may be with the Spanish variety Miguel de Arco (with synonym Moristel) identical, in this regard DNA analysis have not yet taken place.

The late-ripening, low-yielding vine is resistant to drought, as well as against various vine diseases in general. It produces fragrant, brick red-colored red and rose wines, which are used for oxidation tend. These are mostly used with the two varieties Parraleta and tempranillo blended. The variety is mainly used in Northern Spain in the DO area Somontano (Aragon) grown. Since this is also in mixed sentence quantity acquisition is difficult. The acreage in 2010 was 112 hectares.

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

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