The white grape variety comes from Italy; it is one of the numerous Trebbiano varieties, Synonyms are Spoletino, Trebbiano di Avezzano, Trebbiano di Spolete and Trebbiano di Spoleto. It must not be with the variety Trebbiano Toscano be confused with which it is often blended. According to in 2001 DNA analysis there is a genetic relationship with the variety Trebbiano d'Abruzzo, The late ripening variety is resistant to frost and especially wrong people mildew, It produces golden yellow, acidic and full-bodied white wines with diverse aromas of lemons, tropical fruits and nuts. The variety was first introduced in 1878 Umbria mentioned. It was threatened with extinction and was reactivated by the Cantina Novelli winery in the early 2000s by replanting vines over 100 years old. Today it is mainly grown in the province of Perugia and is in the DOC wines Assisi. Colli del Trasimeno. Colli Martani and Montefalco authorized. In 2010, 200 hectares of vineyards were shown.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012