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 bud-burst 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 an average-early ripening period. It produces dry, floral wines with typical fruity taste.
CULTIVATED AREA IN SPAIN