The white grape variety (also Salgueirinho) comes from Portugal
, The early to mid-seasoning vine is moderately productive. It produces acidic, full-bodied white wines with significant aromas paprika
, Violets and lemons, as well as resin and hazelnut in old age. These tend to oxidation
, The variety is almost exclusively in the area dão
grown. The acreage in 2010 was just under 300 hectares.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012