wein.plus
Attention
You are using an old browser that may not function as expected. For a better, safer browsing experience, please upgrade your browser.

Log in Become a Member

Girò

The red grape variety comes from Italy, but its origin is in Spain. Synonyms are Gira, Girò Arzu, Girò Bragiu, Giró Chiaro, Girò Commune, Girò Commune Rosso, Girone, Girone di Spagna, Girò Nero, Girò Nieddu, Giró Nigro, Girò Rosso, Girò Rosso di Spagna, Girò Sardo, Mancés de Capdell, Mansés de Capdell (a Mansés de Capdell has been identified as the parent of Fogoneu; whether this is Giró is unclear) and Zirone. It should not be confused with the Garnacha Tinta (Gironet) variety, despite the apparent synonym or morphological similarities. According to DNA analyses carried out in 2007, it is not a colour mutation of the white variety Giró Blanco in Mallorca. Direct descendants through presumably natural crossings are the two varieties Albaranzeuli Bianco and Callet Cas Concos.

Voices of our members

Prof. Dr. Walter Kutscher

In the past, you needed a wealth of encyclopaedias and specialist literature to keep up to date in your vinophile professional life. Today, Wine lexicon from wein.plus is one of my best helpers and can rightly be called the "bible of wine knowledge".

Prof. Dr. Walter Kutscher
Lehrgangsleiter Sommelierausbildung WIFI-Wien

The world's largest Lexicon of wine terms.

25,893 Keywords · 46,912 Synonyms · 5,325 Translations · 31,225 Pronunciations · 179,377 Cross-references
made with by our author Norbert F. J. Tischelmayer. About the Lexicon

EVENTS NEAR YOU