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Impigno

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

Impigno - grape and leaf

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

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