This grape variety presents, in Dão, different oenological characteristics compared to other wine-growing regions of Portugal.
It is the region's most productive grape variety but is considered the most late one in terms of production. The bunch of grapes is medium and compact and the grape berries are medium size, uniform, rounded, with yellowish green epidermis and averaging bloom. The flesh is soft and juicy.
Presents a regular production, median levels of sugar and high acidity.
This grape variety produces wines with citrus colour, intense and delicate fruit aroma, showing lots of vivacity in flavour, result of an acid imbalance that is characteristic of this grape variety. It is usually mixed with other grape varieties which provides wines acidity and particular aromas.