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The red grape variety comes from Spain. Molar, Rabo de Ovelha Tinto, Saborinho, Tinta de Madeira, Tinta Madeira, Tinta Negra, Tinta Negra Mole (Tinta Madeira) are grouped by country. Portugal ); Mollar, Mollar Cano, Mollar de Cádiz, Mollar de Granada, Mollar de Huelva, Mulata, Negra Mole, Negramolle ( Spain ); Mollar, Mollar de América, Mollar ICA, Negra Criolla ( South America ).

It may despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Listán Negro. Listán Prieto. Mollard. Mulata or Preto Martinho be confused. Lastly, in 2018 DNA analysis it comes from a presumably natural crossing between To lift x unknown partner. However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). The variety was under Tinta de Madeira crossing partner in the new breed Egiodola, as well as a parent of the natural cross Quebranta, On the Canary island Tenerife there is a rosabeerige mutation Negramoll Rosada .

In Andalusia it was mentioned in 1787 under the name Mollar. It was widespread in the Canary Islands (Spain) and Madeira (Portugal) in the 19th century. It was probably brought to these islands by Andalusia in the 18th century. But the strain could be much older. Because a document from the year 1614 and other sources suggest that a variety called Mollar already in this time in Argentina. Bolivia. Chile and Peru was grown. According to DNA analyzes carried out in 2006, the South American Mollar and the Spanish Negramoll are identical.

The vine yields rich, aromatic red wines with soft tannins, In Portugal she gets up Madeira under Tinta Negra Mole for making the simplest Madeira types, as well as on the Azores grown under Saborinho. The total area is 676 hectares. In Spain will she be in Tenerife ( Canary Islands ) under Negramoll and in the Extremadura grown under Mollar and occupies a total of 1,265 hectares. In Peru It is the most common grape variety under Mollar with 1,252 hectares. She will be here for the brandy Pisco used. With a total of 3,193 hectares, it was in 2010 in the worldwide varieties ranking Rank 139.

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

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