Cultivated in Galicia (Spain) and in the north of Portugal. It is used in the D.O. Rías Baixas, complementing the Albariño grape. It is characterized by small, three-lobed, cuneiform leaves, small, sparse cluster and small, round-shaped berries. It is a moderately vigorous vine with an early budburst period. Susceptible to downy mildew and botrytis, it is grown in “tendone” system, with mixed pruning of cordon and spur. Vine of average yield, it has a medium-early ripening period. It produces dry, floral wines with typical fruity taste.
CULTIVATED AREA IN SPAIN