Mourisco tinto

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Marufo
Grape (Vitis)
Color of berry skinNoir
SpeciesVitis vinifera
Also calledMourisco Tinto and other synonyms
OriginPortugal

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 [sic], 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