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Grape (Vitis)
Color of berry skin Blanc
Species Vitis vinifera
Also called See list of synonyms
Origin Portugal

Avesso is a white Portuguese wine grape[1] planted primarily in the Minho region of Portugal. It can make full-bodied aromatic wines. Ampelographers believe it may be related to the Portuguese grape Jaen.[2]


Avesso is also known under the synonyms Bornal, Bornao, Borracal Branco, and Borral.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Avesso, Vitis International Variety Catalogue, accessed on June 27, 2010
  2. ^ J. Robinson Jancis Robinson's Wine Course Third Edition pg 100 Abbeville Press 2003 ISBN 0-7892-0883-0