Garró

Garró
Grape (Vitis)
Color of berry skin Noir
Species Vitis vinifera
Also called Mandón and other synonyms
Origin Spain
Pedigree parent 1 Hebén
Pedigree parent 2 Graciano
Formation of seeds Complete
Sex of flowers Hermaphrodite
VIVC number 7326

Garró is a little-known native Spanish red wine grape variety close to extinction.[1][2] It has historically been grown in Baix Ebre in Catalonia, as well as in Valencia, and other parts of eastern Spain.[2] (The word garró means ankle, particularly that of a pig, in Catalan.[3])

Synonyms

Barillol, Galmeta, Galmete, Mandó, Mandón, Morenillo, Valenciana Tinta[4]

References

  1. Jancis Robinson (3 Oct 2014). "Celler del Roure, Parotet 2012 Valencia". JancisRobinson.com. Retrieved 2017-09-26.
  2. 1 2 Félix Cabello Sáenz de Santa María (June 2016). "Variedades minoritarias de vid como valor regional añadido" (PDF). Federación Española de Asociaciones de Enólogos. Retrieved 2017-09-24.
  3. "garró". diccionari.cat. Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana. Retrieved 2017-09-26.
  4. "GARRO". Vitis International Variety Catalogue VIVC. Julius Kühn-Institut - Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants (JKI), Institute for Grapevine Breeding - Geilweilerhof (ZR). August 2017. Retrieved 2017-09-24.
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