Native to the area of Jaén, its cultivation in Spain is concentrated in Tierra de Barros (Badajoz). Also called Parda.
Bud-burst period: everage-early.
Ripening period: late.
Yield: very productive.
the bud has an open, cottony apex with strong red and green edges. The leaf is medium-large, cuneiform, five-lobed and pentagonal with marked lateral sinuses and closed petiolar sinus, with a light green rib and a cottony lower side. The cluster is large, sometimes medium-compact, long and conical, with wings. The berries are large, spherical and yellowish-green.
vine of average vigor and upright growth habit.
Training system and pruning:
very fertile variety. It adapts well to short pruning.
Susceptibility to diseases and adverse conditions:
susceptible to powdery mildew, botrytis and erinosis (Eriophyes vitis).
it produces clean wines with fruity taste and pale colour. Its best use is the production of low-grave acidic wines for distillation to obtain good quality alcoholic wines.