black grape variety


early budding
mid to late ripening
moderate yields
drought and disease resistant


deep colour
medium to high acidity
high tannins
medium to high alcohol
medium to full body
pronounced intensity
blackcurrant, violet, liquorice


Alentejano, Portugal
Beira Atlântico, Portugal
Beira Interior, Portugal
Dão, Portugal
Douro, Portugal
Lisboa, Portugal
Tejo, Portugal
Trás-os-Montes, Portugal
Inland Valleys, United States
Lea Gatinois DipWSET