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The white grape variety comes from Spain, According to DNA analysis there are close relationships with the two varieties Trajadura and Viosinho, The parentage is unknown. The medium to late ripening vine is susceptible to Botrytis and both mildews, It produces fresh, acidic white wines with a neutral taste that are used for blending. The variety is in the fields Ribeiro and valdeorras in Galicia cultivated on only one hectare with increasing tendency.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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