The red grape variety comes from Spain, Synonyms are Benitillo, Blasco, Frasco, Graciano de Alfaro, Granadera, Tinto de la Pámpana Blanca, Tinto Velasco Peludo, Velasco Tinta and Velasko. The listed synonyms were largely long time as independent grape varieties and could now by DNA analysis identified as identical. However, they are still partly managed as the Tinto de la Pámpana Blanca as independent. She is not allowed with the variety Alicante Henri Bouschet (synonym Tinto Velasco) are confused. The variety is in the regions Extremadura and La Mancha grown. In 2010 she took into account all synonyms 7,829 hectares of vineyards. It is thus worldwide varieties ranking on rank 88.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012