The white grape variety comes from Portugal
, The name means "opposite" or "opposite", which is to be understood in a positive sense as "better" or "stronger alcohol" compared to other varieties. Synonyms are Bornal, Bornão, Borracal Branco, Borral and Jaén Blanco de Andalucia. The parentage is unknown. Despite seemingly indicative synonyms or morphological
No similarities to the variety Cayetana Blanca
(Avesso du Minho, Jaén Blanco) can be confused. The early ripening vine is sensitive to the wrong people mildew
, It produces alcohol-rich, fruity white wines with aromas of stone fruit. The variety is mainly used in the Portuguese fields Rios do Minho
respectively. Vinho Verde
grown. In 2010 a vineyard area of 685 hectares was shown.