The red grape variety comes from Spain, Synonyms are Bonicaire, Carlina, Embolicaire, Negra Blana, Parrel, Parrel-Verdal, Trepan, Trepat Negre and Traput. In spite of apparently indicative synonyms, it may not be of the variety Parraleta (Parrel) to be confused. After done in 2009 DNA analysis is the white variety Trepat Blanc around no color mutation (or the other way around). It also turned out that the Levant (Murcia) originating variety Bonicaire is identical. According to DNA analyzes carried out in 2015, the Trepat variety is a presumably natural cross between To lift x unknown partner. However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ).
The late-ripening vine is susceptible to Black spots disease, It produces fruity-spicy, light red red wines with aromas of strawberries, raspberries and cinnamon, It is mainly used for rose wines, light red wines and the production of Cava used. The variety is in the DO areas Conca de Barberà and Costers del Segre in the region Catalonia grown. Under the name Bonicaire it is in the DO area Valencia (Levante) represented or approved in small quantities. The acreage in 2010 was 1,358 hectares (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012