The white grape variety comes from Spain. Synonyms are Listain de Huleva, Malvasia Rasteiro, Manteúdo, Manteúdo Branco, Manteúdo do Algarve, Mantheudo, Moreto Branco ( Portugal ); Listán, Listán Blanca, Vale Grosso ( Spain ). Despite apparently indicative synonyms or morphological It must not be similar to the varieties Manteúdo Preto or Palomino (Listán, Listán Blanco) can be confused. The parentage is unknown. The late-ripening, productive vine is resistant to drought but susceptible to real ones mildew and Botrytis, It produces neutral, low-acid white wines with high alcohol content, In Portugal it is in the fields Alentejo and Algarve cultivated and shown here 350 hectares in 2010. There should also be stocks in the Spanish area Condado de Huelva give (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012