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The white grape comes from Italy, Synonyms are Arquitano, Iuvino, Norcino, Pecorina Arquatanella, Pecorino di Osimo, Promotico, Trebbiano Viccio, Uva della Pecore, Uva Pecorina, Verdicchio Bastardo Bianco, Uvina and Vissanello. She is not allowed with the variety Greco Bianco which is sometimes referred to as Pecorino. The parentage of the variety is unknown, according to an unproven hypothesis, it should be directly from a wild grape descended. The early-ripening, yield-poor vine is resistant to both mildews, It produces fresh-fruity, acid-flavored white wines with lemon flavor.

Pecorino - grape and leaf

The variety is in the regions Abruzzo. Lazio. Liguria. Brands (formerly in large quantities), Tuscany and Umbria grown. There she is in the DOC white wines Colli Maceratesi. Controguerra. Falerio dei Colli Ascolani and Offida authorized. The Italian acreage in 2010 was 1,114 hectares - nine times that of 2000! In Peru were recorded under the name Uvina 114 hectares (Kym Anderson ).

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

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