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Tinta da Barca

The red grape variety (also Barca) comes from Portugal, She may not with the varieties Mourisco de Semente (synonym Tinta de Barca) or Touriga Franca (synonymous with Tinta Barca) are confused. According to done in 2012 DNA analysis it is a (presumably natural) cross between Marufo x Touriga Nacional, However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). The variety is almost exclusively in the area Tras-os-Montes as well as on a few hectares also in the area Douro grown. In 2010, 345 hectares of vineyards were reported.

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