The white grape comes from Italy, Synonyms are Bianca Gentile di Fonzaso, Bianchetta, Bianchetta Gentile, Bianchetta Semplice, Senese, Vernaccia di Verona, Vernanzina and Vernassina. It may appear on the basis of seemingly indicative synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Albarola (Bianchetta Genovese), Pavana Bianca or Vernaccia Trentina be confused. The variety was first described in 1679 by Agostinetto di Cimadolmo as Bianchetta Gentile. A detailed description was made in 1937 by the Ampelographen Giovanni Dalmasso (1886-1974). According to done in 2010 DNA analysis it is a presumably natural cross between Brambana x durella,
The late ripening variety is prone to real mildew and sensitive to frost, It yields simple white wines with sometimes light weight astringent Taste. The variety is in Veneto It was cultivated mainly in the provinces of Belluno and Verona since the 17th century and was spread in the Adige Valley under Vernaccio or Vernazza. She is in the DOC / DOCG white wines Conegliano-Valdobbiadene Prosecco. lugana. Prosecco. Montello e Colli Asolani and valdadige admitted and will be approved for wormwood used. The acreage in 2010 was 13 hectares.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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