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Nascetta

The white grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Anascetta and Nas-cëtta. In spite of morphological No similarities with the varieties Nasco or Vermentino be confused with whom there may be a (not yet confirmed) genetic relationship. The early to medium maturing vine produces fresh, acidic white wines with aromas of acacia flowers, sage, rosemary and lemon, as well as aging potential. The almost extinct variety was reactivated in the early 1990s. It is increasingly used in the province of Cuneo Piedmont by some winemakers like Braida grown. The variety is mostly used with the varieties Moscato Bianco ( Muscat Blanc ) and Favorita ( Vermentino ) blended and is in the DOC wine Langhe authorized. In 2010 a cultivated area of 21 hectares was shown (Kym Anderson ).

Nascetta - grape

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