The white grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Groppeta, Pedevenda, Perduti, Peverenda, Pexerenda, Verdesa, Verdia, Verdia Bianca di Trevigiana, Verdia Bianca di Conegliano, Verdino, Verdisa Bianca Trevignana, Verdisa, Verdisa Grossa, Verdise, Verdise Bianca, Verdisio, Verdiso Gentile, Verdisone and Verdisot , Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities to the variety Verdicchio Bianco (with the synonym Peverenda). According to 2001 DNA analysis the Pedevenda variety is identical. The Verdiso variety was a crossing partner of the new varieties Flavis. Italica and Sirio,
The late ripening, high-yielding vine produces lively white wines with aromas of citrus and white flowers for a rather quick enjoyment. These are well suited for the production of Passito, The variety was first mentioned in a book of poems by priest Aureliano Acanti in 1754. It was threatened with extinction in the 1980s and was reactivated by the vine grower Giuseppe Tocchetti. The variety is grown in the region Veneto mainly cultivated in the mountains around Treviso and is in the DOC / DOG wines Colli di Conegliano. Colli Euganei. Conegliano-Valdobbiadene Prosecco and Prosecco authorized. 68 hectares were designated in 2010.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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