The white grape variety comes from Spain, Synonyms are Acería, Alarije Dorada, Alarije Dorado, Alarije Verdoso, Alarize, Arin, Aris, Barcelonés, Cagazal, Coloraillo Gordo, Coloraillo Pequeno, Esclafacherri, Malfar, Malvasia, Malvasía Blanca, Malvasia de Rioja, Malvasia Riojana, Pirulés Verde, Pirira , Rojal, Subirat Parent, Torrontés, Turrontés and Villanueva de la Serena. According to the ampelographer Pierre Galet a variety Torrontés in Galicia is also known as Monastrell Blanco and Morrastrell Blanco. However, it is not clear whether this means Alarije. It could also be another Torrontés variety or (also with these synonyms) Albillo Mayor act.
Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with Coloraillo as well as the various Malvasia or Torrontés Varieties to be confused. According to in 2013 DNA analysis is from a presumably natural cross between To lift x Folha de Figueira emerged. However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). The two varieties Alarije Dorado and Alarije Verdoso are so-called Klonmutanten,
It is a very old grape variety in the region Extremadura, which first appeared in 1448 in a document of the María de Guadelupe (Province of Cáceres) as the main variety of the area, and in 1513 by the Spanish agronomist Gabriel Alonso de Herrera (1470-1539) was mentioned under the name Alarize in its variety description. The late ripening, productive vine is susceptible to fungal diseases, It produces green-yellow white wines that are used for oxidation tend. The variety is grown in the Spanish regions of Extremadura (DO area Ribera del Guadiana ) and Galicia grown. In 2010, 1,726 hectares of vineyards were reported.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Sheet: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)