The red grape variety comes from Portugal, Synonyms are Albino de Sousa, Albino de Souza, Mourisco, Mourisco de Braga and Tinta de Barca. You may not use the varieties Touriga Franca (with the synonym Albino de Souza) or Tinta da Barca be confused. According to in 2012 DNA analysis 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 field Tras-os-Montes as well as in the area on a few hectares Beira Interior grown. In 2010, 60 hectares of vineyards were shown (Kym Anderson ).