The white grape comes from Portugal
, The name means "opposite" or "opposite", which in a positive sense is to be understood as "better" or "stronger in alcohol" compared to other varieties. Synonyms are Bornal, Bornão, Borracal Branco, Borral and Jaén Blanco de Andalucia. The parentage is unknown. It may despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological
Similarities not with the variety Cayetana Blanca
(Avesso du Minho, Jaén Blanco). The early ripening vine is sensitive to fake mildew
, It produces alcoholic, fruity white wines with aromas of stone fruit. The species is mainly in the Portuguese areas Rios do Minho
or. Vinho Verde
grown. In 2010, a vineyard of 685 hectares was reported.