Retinto, Tintilla, Pazao and Viñón


Garci'a of the Salmons (1914) cittala how cultivated province of Lugo, in the zone of Cortegada (Ourense) and in A Estrada (Pontevedra), where it is known under the denomination of Retinto, ena zone of Entrimo (Ourense) well-known under the denomination of Viñón. The Viticultural Cadastre of 1983 indicates its presence in the Ribeiro DEL. Its xenética origin is related to cultivar of the lineage of CaíñoBravo (Díaz-Losada et al., 2010).

Current situation

It is a variety of the IXP Ribeiras do Morrazo. It is also recognized as a preferred variety in DD. OO Ribeiro, Ribeira Sacra, Rías Baixas and Valdeorras and, as authorized by the DEL Monterrei, and is contemplated in the geographical indications Viño de la Terra Barbanza and Iria and Valle del Miño.

Ratings about your crop

Variety of medium sprouting and late ripening, moderate sensitivity to mildew powdery mildew and botrytis. Produces wines with medium and high acidity graduations, characterized by presenting violet tones with a high coloring intensity for their envellement in barrel; of remarkable olfactive complexity, Affected wines, with notes of red fruits and aromatic and balsamic herbs.

Morphological description

The new branch presents the open limb with hair lying medium density. Acara dorsal of the training and we are green and red, while the ventral is green. The buds present anthocyanin pigmentation in the base of medium intensity.

New Sheet
The new leaf is tanned with hair lying dedensidade media.

Adult leaf
The average green leaf has medium size and pentagonal shape, with five lobes; hairy, with average density of hairs lying between the main nerves and low on the main nerves of the face of the limbus; warped profile; limb with avultamento and weak swelling; teeth with a mixture of convex and straight sides, of short length in relation to their width; petiolar sinus slightly open with the base in the form of a key; upper lateral sinuses open with U-shaped base; Petiole slightly shorter than the main nerve

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

The black blue bago has a spherical shape.


Sousón 2
Source: EVEGA