The white grape variety comes from Portugal, Synonyms are Allaren, Arinto Gordo, Boal Prior and Tamarez d'Alentejo. In spite of morphological Similarities or apparently indicative synonyms not with the varieties Tamarez (Boal Prior) or Trincadeira Preta be confused. According to in 2015 DNA analysis is a presumably natural cross between To lift x Alfrocheiro, However, a further DNA analysis by other biologists could only confirm the parenthood of the Hebén variety. The variety was a cross partner in new breeding Albana Devej, The early ripening vine is susceptible to Botrytis but resistant to both mildews, It produces light white wines with aromas of fresh herbs, lemons and pears. The variety is in the fields Península de Setúbal and Ribatejo grown. In 2010, a vineyard area of 239 hectares was shown with a slightly increasing trend (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012