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The white grape comes from Portugal, Synonyms are Veozinho Verdeal and Viozinho. According to 2006 were done DNA analysis There is a genetic relationship to the varieties Lado. Tinta Francisca and Tinto Cão, It is a very old variety; the parentage is unknown (as of 2014). The early ripening vine is moderately prone to both mildews and Botrytis, It produces aromatic, acidic white wines with storage potential, also known as "Portuguese Sauvignon Blanc Be designated. The variety is mainly in the fields Douro. Península de Setúbal. Tejo and Tras-os-Montes, as well as in the Alentejo and on the Azores grown. Among other things, it is in blending with the varieties Rabigato and Gouveio ( Godello ) in white port wines used. The acreage in 2010 was 100 hectares.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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