The white grape comes from Italy, Synonyms include Bottaio Bianco, Cacciumo, Cacinello, Canaiolo Bianco, Canajola, Canina, Drupeccio, Lupeccio, Trupeccio and Volpicchio. Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms, she must not with the varieties Vermentino. Vernaccia di San Gimignano (Drupeccio) or Zuccaccio be confused. The species is in the range Orvieto in Umbria, as well as in the region Lazio under the name Drupeggio , as well as at least since 1817 in the Tuscany known as Canaiolo Bianco .
Made in 2011 DNA analysis It turned out that the name Canaiolo Bianco was confusingly used for several distinct varieties in Tuscany, for example Drupeggio, Vernacchia di San Gimignano and Zuccaccio. The late-ripening, high-yielding vine yields a yellow-green wine. In 2010, the acreage was 286 hectares (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012