Berlandieri hybrid Vitis rupestris x Vitis . Vigor moderate to high. It has good resistance to phylloxera , but low to moderate nematodes root knot . It adapts well to all types of soils and drought conditions especially in hot areas of arid climates.
Local experience shows it to great effect in combination with red varieties such as Cabernet
Sauvignon , Merlot , Petit Verdot and Syrah among others.
Responds well to deficit irrigation