The white grape variety (also Verdetto) comes from Italy, Despite seemingly indicative synonyms or morphological or name similarities she may not with the varieties Godello (Synonym Verdelho), Pedro Ximénez (Synonym Verdello), Verdejo. Verdelho. Verdello di Bracciano or Verdicchio Bianco (Synonym Verdetto) be confused. The variety comes from the Umbria region, where it was first mentioned in documents in Orvieto in 1894. Maybe the Verdello grown in Sicily is an independent variety. in the VIVC catalog In any case, no independent variety called Verdello is conducted.
The late-ripening vine is prone to both mildews and Botrytis, It produces acidic white wines. The variety is mainly in Umbria grown, where among other things in the DOC wines Colli del Trasimeno. Orvieto and Torgiano is allowed. There are more stocks in the Tuscany (DOC wine Bianco di Pitigliano ) and Sicily, The acreage in 2010 was 287 hectares with a strong declining trend (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012