Macabeo

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Macabeo is a white grape variety native to Catalonia.

The bunch of grapes Macabeo is compact and large.

The grain is medium and sweet , with golden color and thin skin.

It has a slow sprout growth, it is resistant to frost and drought, but it is sensitive to diseases.

It is said that it owes its name to the biblical tribe of Maccabees. Its origin seems to be in the basin of the Ebro.