The red variety comes from Portugal, Synonyms include Albino de Sousa, Albino de Souza, Mourisco, Mourisco de Braga and Tinta de Barca. You must not with the varieties Touriga Franca (synonym Albino de Souza) or Tinta da Barca be confused. According to done in 2012 DNA analysis it is a cross between Marufo x Borraçal, However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). The variety is mainly in the area Tras-os-Montes as well as on a few hectares also in the area Beira Interior grown. In 2010, 60 hectares of vineyards were reported (Kym Anderson ).