The red variety comes from Spain, Synonyms include Sumoi, Sumoll Negro, Sumoll Tinto, Sunier, Veriariego Negra, Vigiriega, Vigiriega Negra, Vigiriego Negro, Vijariego Negro and Vijiriego Negro. Under Sumoll she was first mentioned in 1797 in Catalonia. By 2001 took place DNA analysis It was found that Sumoll, Vijariego Negra (Andalusia) and Vijariego Negro (Canary Islands) are identical, and that there is no color in the white Vijariego (Vijariega Blanca) mutation is. Similarly, there is no connection to the white variety Sumoll Blanc, Sumoll was crossing partner of the new breeds Cienna. Rubienne and Tyrian,
The late-ripening, high-yielding vine produces fresh, acidic red wines with fruity aromas, which are mainly used to blend in rosé and red wines. She is in the region Catalonia in the DO areas Alella. Catalunya. Conca de Barberà. Penedès. Pla de Bages and Terra Alta cultivated and reported in 2010 under the name Sumoll a total of 83 hectares of vineyards. Vijariego recorded 295 hectares this year, including 229 hectares on the Canary Islands (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012