The white grape comes from Italy; it is one of the many Trebbiano varieties, Synonyms are Trebbiano della Fiamma and Trebbiano di Romagna. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological or name similarities not with the varieties Trebbiano Modenese or Verdicchio Bianco (T. di Lugana, T. di Soave). The early to mid-season, high yielding vine is prone to different fungal diseases except real mildew, It produces straw-colored, rather neutral white wines with fresh acidity, which are also used for the production of distillates. The very old variety was already in the year 1303 by the medieval wine author Petrus de Crescentiis (1230-1320) in the province of Ravenna.
She is in the region Emilia-Romagna widely used and approved in numerous DOC / DOCG wines. These are Bosco Eliceo. Colli Bolognesi. Colli di Faenza. Colli di Imola. Colli di Rimini. Colli di Scandiano e di Canossa. Colli Piacentini and Romagna, There are also smaller stocks in the region Lazio where they are the DOC wines Bianco Capena. Castelli Romani and Colli Albani, as well as on Sardinia where they are in DOC wine Arborea is included. The cultivar, grown entirely in Italy, recorded a total of 15,893 hectares in 2010, with a downward trend (in 2000, 19,492 hectares). It lies in the worldwide varieties ranking on rank 49 (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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