Galician native, is a variety more and more present in Galician wines. Very elegant and aromatic.
The Treixadura is a variety of white grapes native to Galicia. It is a predominant strain in the Ribeiro DO and present in the other Galician denominations. It is cultivated in soils
Fresh and drained granitic composition. It is a variety of budding and late maturation, therefore a well-oriented cultivation in valleys and slopes, and preferably in warm lands. It is a vigorous strain, of average fertility and gives considerable productions of a high qualitative potential. It is not resistant to drought and is not very sensitive neither mildew nor mildew, and if it is to the Botrytis cinerea.
The vine has a raised branch. The clusters are large in size, compact and pyramidal in shape. The berries are elliptic, of medium size and greenish color.
They have a thick skin.
The white wines of the variety Treixadura are aromatic, fine and elegant. On the nose are fruity and floral, with balsamic notes. The good alcoholic content balances the acidity, reason why they are fresh, unctuous and tasty. The wines with a high percentage of Treixadura evolve positively for at least two years after the harvest.
Traditionally with this variety sweet wines were made with raisins grapes under cover for several months, are wines called "roasted". Other denominations for the variety Treixadura are: Trajadura, Trincadeira, Trincadete, Verdelho Rubio, Verdelho Louro.