Treixadura is a white grape variety that is native to the northwestern region of Spain, particularly in Galicia, and is known for its contribution to distinctive white wines with aromatic complexity and bright acidity
Varietal Origin: Treixadura, also known as Trajadura, is believed to have originated in the Ribeiro region of Galicia in northwest Spain. It is primarily grown in the Galicia region, particularly in the sub-regions of Ribeiro, Rías Baixas, and Monterrei, and it can also be found in the Vinho Verde region of Portugal.
Taste Profile: Treixadura typically produces wines with bright acidity, medium to full body, and a rich, aromatic profile. The wines are known for their complex aromas, which can include notes of white flowers, citrus, peach, apricot, and tropical fruit, along with mineral and herbal nuances. Treixadura wines are often fresh and vibrant, with good structure and a pleasant mouthfeel.
Regional Styles: Treixadura is primarily used in the production of white wines in the Galicia region of Spain, particularly in Ribeiro and Rías Baixas. In Ribeiro, it is often blended with other local grape varieties to produce refreshing and aromatic white wines with good acidity. In Rías Baixas, it is sometimes used as a blending grape in Albariño wines to add complexity and aromatic depth. Treixadura is also used in the production of white wines in other regions of Spain, as well as in Portugal, where it is known as Trajadura and used in the production of Vinho Verde wines