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Catalanesca

The white grape comes from Italy, Synonyms are Catalana and Uva Catalana. It was already in the 16th century in Campania mentioned. The name could indicate a Spanish origin and according to local assumptions, it was also allegedly made in 1450 by Spain introduced. However, were made by in 2005 DNA analysis no Spanish connections, but related to the Italian varieties Barbera del Sannio. Casa Vecchia and Nero di Troia detected. The very late ripening vine is resistant to fungal diseases, It produces acidic white wines with aromas of acacia, apricot and honey. The variety is in Campania in the province of Naples near Mount Vesuvius and on Sardinia grown. She 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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