Spanish variety. Very popular in Catalonia, where it is called Macabeo and it is used for making Cava.
CLUSTERS AND BERRIES
Large cluster. Medium-sized and yellow berry.
PESTS AND DISEASES
Sensitive to botrytis.
Vigorous, upright growing. Sensitive to drought .Very productive; therefore, it requires a controlled pruning.
Produces dry, slightly acidic wines, which can be barrel-fermented. Widely used for producing Cava.