The white grape comes from Spain, Synonyms are Albilla, Albilla Mayor, Albillo (see all Albillo varieties there), Blanco del País, Monastrell Blanco, Pardina, Picadillo, Picadillo Blanco, Turruntes, Turruntes de la Rioja and Torrontés, It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Albillo de Albacete. Albillo Real. Calagraño or Cayetana Blanca (Pardina) be confused. According to 2013 were done DNA analysis Albillo Mayor is one of the many direct descendants of the leader To lift; the second parent is unknown. In addition, one was Parent-offspring relationship to the variety Doradilla detected. The variety Tempranillo comes from a presumably natural crossing Albillo Mayor x Benedicto,
The early-ripening, low-yielding vine is resistant to Botrytis and wrong mildew but sensitive to frost, It produces low-acid, but rich in alcohol, aromatic white wines. The acreage in Spain is 1,312 hectares, especially in Castile and Leon, Small stocks are also available overseas Chile (0.5 ha) and Peru (7 ha). In 2010, a total of 1,319 hectares of vineyards were reported (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012