The red variety comes from Portugal, Synonyms are Bastardão, Bastardo, Espagnin and Monvedro Dão. The parentage is unknown. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Parraleta (Espagnin, Monvedro) or Trousseau Noir (Bastardo) be confused. The independence was done by 2010 DNA analysis approved. The species is in the range Beiras grown. The acreage in 2010 was eight hectares (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012