The white grape variety comes from Portugal. Synonyms are Trajadura Branca, Trincadeira ( Portugal ); Treixadura, Treixadura Blanca, Verdello Rubio ( Spain ). Despite seemingly indicative synonyms, it may not be used with varieties. Despite apparently indicative synonyms, it may not be used with varieties Trincadeira das Pratas. Trincadeira Preta or Verdello be confused. According to DNA analysis there is a close relationship with the Portuguese varieties Arinto. Azal Branco and Loureiro, It is often blended with these. It was (under the name Treixadura) crossing partner in the new varieties abaca and Abadesa,
The medium-ripening, productive vine is susceptible to Botrytis and both mildews, It produces straw-yellow, alcohol-rich white wines with aromas of apples, pears, peaches and lemons. The variety is grown in Portugal in the fields Beiras. Douro. Rios do Minho respectively. Vinho Verde grown on 1,171 hectares. In Spain it becomes Treixadura or Treixadura Blanca in the region Galicia mainly in the fields Monterrei. Rias Baixas. Ribeira Sacra. Ribeiro and valdeorras cultivated on 998 hectares. In 2010, 2,169 hectares were recorded.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012