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The white grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Catalana and Uva Catalana. It was built in the 16th century Campania mentioned. The name could indicate Spanish origin and, according to local speculations, it was also said to have existed in 1450 Spain introduced. However, were done through in 2005 DNA analysis no Spanish connections, but family ties to the Italian varieties Barbera del Sannio. Casa Vecchia and Nero di Troia detected. The vine ripens very late and is resistant to fungal diseases, It produces acidic white wines with aromas of acacia flowers, apricots and honey. The variety is in Campania in the province of Naples near Vesuvius and on Sardinia grown. It is also called table grape used. The acreage in 2010 was 54 hectares.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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