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Mission

Synonym (also Misión) for the grape variety Listán Prieto; see there.

The red grape variety originates from Spain, but has mainly established itself in South America. Synonyms grouped alphabetically by country are (other main names in bold) Criolla, Criolla 6, Criolla Chica, Criolla Peru, Uva Negra, Uva Negra Vino (Argentina); Negra Antigua, País, Uva Chica Negra, Uva del País, Uva Negra, Uva Tinta, Viña Blanca, Viña Negra (Chile); Creole Petite, Listan Violet, Printanier Rouge (France); California, El Paso, Mission, Mission's Grape (California); Hariri, Hariri Noir, H'riri (Morocco); El Paso, Misión(Mexico); Negra Corriente, Negra Corriente ICA, Negra Corriente Majes, Negra Corriente Tacna, Negra Peruana, Rosa del Perú(Peru); Arjunção, Listrão(Madeira resp. Portugal); Almuñeco, Comun de las Palmas, Forastero Negro, Moscatel Negro, Moscatel Negro du Perou, Palomina Negra (Canary Islands and Spain).

Listán Prieto - Weintraube und Blatt

Descent & descendants

The etymological meaning of "Listán" is unclear; the Portuguese "prieto" means "dark" or "black". The ancestry (parentage) is unknown, possibly the parents are already extinct. Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities, it should not be confused with the Jacquez, Listán Negro or Negramoll varieties. It is also not a...

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