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The white grape variety comes from Portugal. Synonyms are Carnal, Dependura, Diego Alves, Diogalves, Fernan Fer, Formosa, Formosa Dourada, Formosa Portalegre, Pendura, Pendura Amarela ( Portugal ); Eva, Villanueva ( Spain ). Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with the two varieties Beba (Eva) or Palomino (Diagalves) can be confused. According to in 2013 DNA analysis it is probably a natural crossing To lift x Dedo de Dama, However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). Diagalves was also a cross partner of the four new varieties Alvarinho Liláz. Moscatel Rosado. Rio Grande and Seara Nova,

Diagalves - grape and leaf

The late-ripening vine is susceptible to Botrytis. Esca. millerandage and Verrieseln, It produces low-alcohol and low-acid white wines with a grassy aroma that are designed for quick enjoyment. The variety is also called table grape used. It is used, among other things, in the Portuguese areas Alentejo. Algarve and Tejo cultured. In 2010 a total of 1,156 hectares of vineyards were shown (Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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