The red 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. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Espadeiro (Padeiro de Basto) or Tinto Cão be confused. According to done in 2013 DNA analysis it 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 mid-seasoning vine with sugar-rich berries is prone to fake mildew but resistant to Botrytis, It produces light-colored, low-acid reds with a fruity aroma, which are also used for the production of rosé wines. The variety is mainly in the Portuguese area Vinho Verde grown. In 2010, 86 hectares of vineyards were reported (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012