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Nascetta

The white grape comes from Italy, Synonyms are Anascetta and Nas-cëtta. She may despite morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Nasco or Vermentino which may have a (not yet confirmed) genetic relationship. The early to medium-maturing vine produces fresh, acidic white wines with aromas of acacia blossom, sage, rosemary and lemon, as well as aging potential. The nearly extinct variety was reactivated in the early 1990s. It is becoming increasingly popular in the province of Cuneo Piedmont from some winemakers like Braida grown. The variety is usually with the varieties Moscato Bianco ( Muscat Blanc ) and Favorita ( Vermentino ) and is in DOC wine Langhe authorized. In 2010, a cultivated area of ​​21 hectares was designated (Kym Anderson ).

Nascetta - Grape

Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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