The white grape comes from Italy, Synonyms include Caccione, Cacchione, Empibotte, Empibotte Bianco, Pagadebit, Pagadebito, Pagadebito Gentile, Scacciadebito, Trebbiano di Teramo, Uva Fermana and Zinna di Vacca. in the VIVC catalog The synonyms Trbljan, Trbljan Beli, Trbljan Bijeli and Trebijanka are also mentioned (under the name Trbljan be in the statistics of Kym Anderson Stocks in Croatia). It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphoplogischer Similarities do not match the varieties Bombino Bianco (Pagadebit, Trebbiano di Teramo), Passerina (Scacciadebito) or roller blind (Empibotte) be confused. According to done in 2009 DNA analysis exists one Parent-offspring relationship to the leader Garganega (M. Crespan). A year later, however, a parenthood between Ragusano x Uva Femmina found (G. Cipriani). However, the identity of these two parent varieties is unclear, because Ragusano is a synonym for several grape varieties and Uva Femmina (female grape) is a very vague term.
The medium to late ripening vine is somewhat prone to real mildew, It used to be mostly in the regions Abruzzo. Apulia. Emilia-Romagna and Brands, as well as to a lesser extent Lazio and Liguria common. Among others she is in DOC white wine Colli di Rimini (Emilia Romagna) admitted. In 2010, however, only 24 hectares of arable land were reported, with a steep decline (2000 were 95 hectares).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)