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 seemingly indicative synonyms or morphological She may not share similarities with the varieties Manteúdo Preto or Palomino (Listán, Listán Blanco). The parentage is unknown. The late-ripening, high-yielding vine is resistant to drought, but prone to the real mildew and Botrytis, It produces neutral, low-acid white wines with high alcohol content, In Portugal she will be in the fields Alentejo and Algarve cultivated and here identified 350 hectares in 2010. It 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