The white grape comes from Spain
, Synonyms are Bobal Blanco, Nave, Plant Rico, Plant X, Ricoville and Tortosi. The parentage is unknown. About possible connections with the red Bobal
or the white one Alcañón
(Synonym Bobal Blanc a
) is not known. The variety is in the DO area Valencia
grown. In 2010, 503 hectares of vineyards were reported (ten years earlier, there were still 930).
According to 2007 occurred DNA analysis
is the variety Rojal (synonym for alarije
) identical to Tortosí (synonym for Tortosina
). The relationship Alarije and Tortosina is therefore unclear.