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Prieto Picudo

The red variety comes from Spain, Synonyms are Prieto, Prieto Picudo Oval (variety with oval berries) and Prieto Picudo Tinto. According to the year 2010 DNA analysis is the grape variety Alfrocheiro a sibling; however, the parents of the two varieties are unknown. The white variety Godello (with synonym Prieto Picudo Blanco) is independent and not colored mutation, The early-ripening, low-yielding vine is moderately prone to Botrytis, It produces cherry-colored, acid and alcohol-rich red wines with aromas of forest fruits, cherries and black pepper, The variety is mainly in the region Castile and Leon, as well as on the Canary Islands grown. She is often with the variety Mencia blended. The variety took in Spain in 2010 4.587 hectares of vineyards with increasing tendency (ten years earlier it was 3.256 hectares). It occupies it in the worldwide varieties ranking the rank 115.

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

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