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Albariño

Synonym (also Albariña) for the grape variety Alvarinho; see there.

The white grape variety comes from the border region of Portugal/Spain. Synonyms are Albariña, Albariño, Albelleiro, Alvarin Blanco, Alvarinha, Azal Blanco, Cainho Branco, Galego, Galeguinho and Padernã. The parentage (parenthood) is unknown. In spite of apparently indicative synonyms or similarities, it should not be confused with the varieties Albarín Blanco, Albillo Real, Amaral, Azal Branco, Caíño Blanco, Galego Dourado, Savagnin Blanc = Traminer (in Spain and Australia under Albariño and Albarín Blanco) or Verdeca. Alvarinho was a crossbreeding partner of the new varieties Alvarinho Liláz, Alvarinho SilvestreAlvarinho...

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