The red variety comes from Spain, Synonyms are Benitillo, Blasco, Frasco, Granadera, Tinto de la Pámpana Blanca and Tinto Velasco Pelude. The listed synonyms were mostly long time as independent grape varieties and could now by DNA analysis identified as identical. However, some of them, such as the Tinto de la Pámpana Blanca, are still managed as independent. She is not allowed with the variety Alicante Henri Bouschet be confused with the confusing synonym Tinto Velasco. Tinto Velasco will be in the two regions Extremadura and La Mancha grown. The variety took in 2010, taking into account all synonyms a total of 7,829 hectares of vineyards. It occupies it in the worldwide varieties ranking the rank 88.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012