The red grape variety comes from Portugal; the name means "baker", but the meaning is unknown. Synonyms are D. Pedro, Padeiro de Basto, Tinto Cão and Tinto Matias. Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Espadeiro (Padeiro de Basto) or Tinto Cao be confused. According to in 2013 DNA analysis is a presumably natural cross between To lift x Vinhão, However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). The early to medium ripening vine with sugar-rich berries is prone to the wrong mildew but resistant to Botrytis, It produces light-colored, low-acid red wines with a fruity aroma, which are also used for the production of rose wines. The variety is mainly used in the Portuguese area Vinho Verde grown. In 2010, 86 hectares of vineyards were designated (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012