Mourisco tinto

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Marufo
Grape (Vitis)
Color of berry skin Noir
Species Vitis vinifera
Also called Mourisco Tinto and other synonyms
Origin Portugal

Marufo or Mourisco tinto is a red Portuguese wine grape[1] that is planted primarily in the Douro DOC. It is a recommended grape in Port wine production.[2]

Synonyms[edit]

Marufo is also known under the synonyms Abrunhal, Barrete De Padre, Brujidera, Crujidera, Lagrima Noir, Malvasia, Marouco, Marufa, Marujo, Morisco tinto, Moroco, Mourico, Mourisca, Mourisco, Mourisco Du Douro, Mourisco Preto, Mourisco tinto, Tinta Amarela Grossa, Tinta Do Caramelo, and Tinta Grossa.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Marufo". Vitis International Variety Catalogue. Retrieved 2010-01-30. 
  2. ^ J. Robinson Jancis Robinson's Wine Course Third Edition pg 144 Abbeville Press 2003 ISBN 0-7892-0883-0