The white grape comes from Spain, Synonyms are Casta de Montúo, Firmissima, Getibi, Granadina, Jetibi, Morata, Mantuo Basto, Moravita, Moravita Portugese, Perruna, Perruno Comun, Perruno de Arcos, Perruno de la Sierra, Perruno de Sierra, Perruno Duro, Perruno Duro de Roxas Clemente Perruno Fino, Perruno Tierno, Royal Madrid, San Jeronimo, Tribu Perrunos, Vidueño and Vidueño Blanco. It may not be on the basis of apparently indicative synonyms with the variety Zalema (Synonym Perruna) be confused. The variety was first mentioned in 1792 by the agronomist Cristóbal Conde Medina (1726-1798) as occurring in Extremadura. From the botanist Simon de Rojas Clemente y Rubio (1777-1827) in 1807 the three varieties Perruno Duo with white, Perruno Común or Perruno Pierrot with reddish and Perruno Negro with black berries described. According to done in 2003 DNA analysis one showed up Parent-offspring relationship to the variety Moscatel Negro ( Listán Prieto ), whereby as descendant Perruno is more probable.
The early sprouting vine is generally well resistant to pests and vine diseases. It produces rather low-acid white wines of simple quality, which are intended for quick enjoyment. The variety is almost exclusively in the Extremadura grown where they are in the field Ribera del Guadiana is allowed. There is also a small stock in Andalusia, In 2010, a total of 1,509 hectares were recorded in Spain, with a sharp decline; Years ago, there were still 2,831 hectares (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012