The white grape variety comes from Portugal. Synonyms are Trajadura Branca, Trincadeira ( Portugal ); Treixadura, Treixadura Blanca, Verdello Rubio ( Spain ). It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms not with the varieties You may despite seemingly suggestive synonyms not with the 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, She is often blended with these. She was (under the name Treixadura) crossing partner in the new breeds abaca and Abadesa,
The medium-maturing, high-yielding vine is prone to Botrytis and both mildews, It produces straw yellow, high-alcohol white wines with aromas of apples, pears, peaches and lemons. The variety is used in Portugal in the fields Beiras. Douro. Rios do Minho or. Vinho Verde grown on 1,171 hectares. In Spain it is under Treixadura or Treixadura Blanca in the region Galicia mainly in the fields Monterrei. Rías 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