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Grape Variety: Tinta Roriz

Variety Name Tinta Roriz
TTB Approved Name(s) Tempranillo (Valdepeñas), Tinta Roriz
Common Synonyms Aragónez, Tempranillo, Valdepeñas
All Synonyms Aragónez, Arganda, Arinto tinto, Cencibel, Cencibera, Chinchillana, Escobera, Garnacho Fono, Grenache de Logrono, Jacivera, Negra de Mesa, Ojo de Liebre, Olho de Lebre, Tempranilla, Tempranillo, Tempranillo de la Rioja, Tempranillo de Rioja, Tinta Aragónes, Tinta de Toro, Tinta del Pais, Tinta do Inacio, Tinta Monteiro, Tinta Roriz da Pendajola, Tinta Santiago, Tinto Aragon, Tinto de la Rioja, Tinto de Madrid, Tinto de Rioja, Tinto de Toro, Tinto del Pais, Tinto Fino, Tinto Fino Ull de Llebre, Tinto Madrid, Tinto Pais, Tinto Ribiera, Tinto Riojano, Ull de Llebre, Verdiell, Vid de Aranda, Valdepeñas
Countries of Origin Spain
Species Vitis vinifera
Berry Color Black
Uses Table,Wine
Comments Aragónez is the official Portuguese name for the grape variety known in Spain as Tempranillo. Tinta Roríz is a Portuguese synonym name for the same grape.

Tinta Roriz Selections

Information about:          Selection Numbers     |     Registration Status
  Tinta Roriz 01
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Portugal, 1984
Treatments Micro shoot tip tissue culture
Comments This selection was imported in 1984 by Dr. Harold Olmo (Professor, UC Davis) from the Regua Agricultural Station in the Douro region of Portugal. Tinta Roríz is a Portuguese synonym name for Tempranillo. See also, Aragónez (the official Portuguese synonym name) and Valdepeñas. DNA analysis performed at FPS in 2003 showed that Tinta Roríz FPS 01 matched the references for Tempranillo. The name Tinta Roríz was maintained on this selection to acknowledge the Portuguese source.