Parras

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Parras

(pä`räs), formerly

Parras de la Fuente

(pä`räs dā lä fwān`tā), city (1990 pop. 26,160), Coahuila state, N Mexico. It is a road and rail junction located in a well-watered valley of a semiarid region. Parras, an agricultural center, has orchards and vineyards that make the city famous for wines and brandies. Cattle raising and cotton and flour milling are also important. In 1846, during the Mexican War, Parras was held by U.S. troops. French forces were defeated there (1866) in the French intervention.
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Coming from Parras, Coahuila, Mexico, the Casa Madero Ros starts slightly sweet and smooth with a crisp, fruity, garden-fresh intensity.
Las otras cuatro areas muestreadas obtuvieron menor frecuencia, donde destacan tres localidades del municipio de Matamoros, Coahuila: ejido Vizcaya (1/19=5.25%), Alamito (1/23=4.35%) y ejido Consuelo (1/32= 3.13%); asi como un pool positivo (1/26= 3.85%) para el municipio de Parras, Coahuila (Cuadro 2).
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