The white grape comes from Italy, Synonyms are Groppeta, Pedevenda, Perduti, Pereenda, Pexerenda, Verdesa, Verdia, Verdia Bianca di Trevigiana, Verdia Bianca di Conegliano, Verdino, Verdisa Bianca Trevignana, Verdisa, Verdisa Grossa, Verdise, Verdión Bianca, Verdisio, Verdiso Gentile, Verdisone and Verdisot , It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities not with the variety Verdicchio Bianco (to be confused with synonym Peverenda). According to 2001 occurred DNA analysis the Pedevenda variety is identical. The variety Verdiso was crossing partner of the new breeds Flavis. Italica and Sirio,
The late-ripening, high-yielding vine produces sparkling white wines with aromas of citrus and white flowers for a rather quick enjoyment. These are good for the production of Passito, The variety was first mentioned in 1754 by the priest Aureliano Acanti in a poetry book. She was threatened with extinction in the 1980s and was reactivated by the vine farmer Giuseppe Tocchetti. The variety is in the region Veneto cultivated mainly in the mountains around Treviso and is in the DOC / DOG wines Colli di Conegliano. Colli Euganei. Conegliano-Valdobbiadene Prosecco and Prosecco authorized. In 2010, 68 hectares were reported.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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