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Name component of numerous Spanish grape varieties, most of which are not related to each other. The name "Albillo" was mentioned by the Spanish agronomist Gabriel Alonso de Herrera (1470-1539) in 1513 in his description of the varieties of the regions of Andalusia, Extremadura and Castile-Leon in the plural form "Albillas". It can be assumed that he meant Albillo Real. The name is derived from "alba" for "white". DNA analyses have identified the following independent grape varieties:

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

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