The white grape variety comes from Italy (Liguria). Synonyms are Baresana, Biancone, Bruciapagliaio, Bujapajà, Brusapajà, Capello, Cappello, Cappellon, Cappelon, Carcamanu, Carcamulu, Corcesco, Cortinese, Debit, Empibotte, Livornese Bianca, Occhiana, Pagadebiti, Role, Rolla, Rolle, Rolle Blanc , Rollo Genovese, Rollu, Turca di Trani, Uva Barile, Uva di Smirne, Uva Turca and Vaccone. Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Biancone di Portoferraio. Biancu Gentile. Mostosa (Empibotte) or Vermentino (Roller blind) can be confused. According to 2013 DNA analysis is a presumably natural crossing Sciaccarello ( mammolo ) x unknown partner.
The medium-ripening, productive vine is susceptible to Botrytis, It is mostly used as a roller blind Liguria mainly represented in the province of Genoa, where, among other things, in the DOC wines Cinque Terre. Riviera Ligure di Ponente and Val Polcèvera is allowed. Mostly it comes with other varieties such as Albarola. Bosco and Trebbiano Toscano blended. In the Tuscany is under Livornese Bianca in DOC wine Colli di Luni contain. In 2010 were in Italy designated a total of 51 hectares. On Corsica it is represented as Pagadebit on a few hectares.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service