Caíño Tinto


Caíño Redondo (in the Ribeiro DEL), Cachiño (in Boiro), Tinta Hembra (in the west of the province of Pontevedra) and Borraçal (Baixa Limia)


Garcia de los Salmones (1914) zither under the name Cachiño in Boiro. The regulation of the Rías Baixas DEL takes it in the year 1987 as Caíño Tinto. Phyloxene studies show that it is derived from Caíño Bravo (Díaz-Losada et al., 2010).

Current situation

It is a variety of the IXP Ribeiras do Morrazo. Preferred variety in DD. OO Ribeiro, Ribeira Sacra, Rías Baixas, and Valdeorras, and in the geographical indication Viño de la Terra Barbanza and Iria. Its distribution is wide, extends from the Ulla and O Barbanza to A Guarda, along the river Miño, and is also present in the western area of ​​the province of Ourense and reaches Baixa Limia.

Ratings about your crop

Variety of sprouting and late ripening, high vigor and medium yield, presents medium intensity sensitivity to powdery mildew and mildew. It produces Affected wines with medium graduation (10.6-11%) and high acidity (10-7.50 g / L).

Morphological description

The new pámpano presents the open limb with flattened hair of medium density and pigmented reberetada of weak intensity. The dorsal face of the trainers and us is green and red, while the ventral one is green. The buds present anthocyanin pigmentation in the base of weak intensity.

New Sheet
The new leaf is tanned with hair lying medium density.

Adult leaf
The average green leaf has medium size and pentagonal shape, with three lobes; hairy, with average density of hairs lying between the main nerves and low on these, and with no or very low density of hairs raised between and on the main nerves; flat profile; limb with avultamento and weak swelling; presence of anthocyanin pigmentation on the main nerves of the underside of the limbus that reaches the first bifurcation; teeth with convex and straight sides, of short length in relation to their width; petiolar sinus with superimposed lobes and V-shaped base; open upper lateral sinuses with V-shaped base; Petiole slightly shorter than the main nerve.

The cluster is cylindrical, short, narrow and compacted medium and with presence of 1 or 2 at. The peduncle is of medium length.

The black blue bago has a spherical shape.


Caíño Tinto
Caíño Tinto 2
Source: EVEGA