An indigenous grape only found in Portugal. Used mainly as a blending grape for white Port in the Douro Region and as a base for the Espumante, a sparkling wine produced in Northern part of  Portugal.

Colour: Light

Frequency: Rare

Synonym(s): Thought to be the Veldelho, but there is no real proof to support this claim.

Origin: Portugal (Douro)


Sensitivity to diseases: unknown

Area(s) Cultivated: Portugal (Tras-os-Montes, Douro, Tavora Varosa)

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Our Reference(s):

  • Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo, Mirabilis Grande Reserva 2011