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Impigno

The white grape variety (also Nessun) comes from Italy, The name means "lazy fur" and is derived from a winemaker with this nickname, who planted or introduced the vine in the Apulian province of Brindisi in the 19th century. According to 2010 was done DNA analysis is from a presumably natural cross between Bombino Bianco x Quagliano emerged. The medium-ripening vine is resistant to frost and real ones mildew, It produces fresh, simple white wines. The variety is in Apulia in DOC wine Ostuni authorized. The area under cultivation in 2010 was only seven hectares with a strongly falling trend (Kym Anderson ).

Impigno - grape and leaf

Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service

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