Characteristics of the vine
Is an ancient abruzzese marchigiana grape variety, cultivated in the Middle Adriatic coast.
Ampelographic characteristics: bud at the apex, bristly, yellowish-green. Small leaf, orbicular, entire or three-lobed with petiole sinus lira shaped closed with many overlapping edges. Bullous flap, glabrous underside. Bunch medium-small, cylindrical, sometimes with a wing, semispargolo. Medium berry-small, spherical, with a thin skin of medium consistency; juicy pulp. Cultural attitudes: vine vigor low-mid with semi-erect bearing of vegetation. It adapts well to warm-temperate climates and clayey soils slightly calcareous.
Training and pruning: prefer forms of farming expanded and pruning medium-long but can be conducted even cordon, especially using the VCR clone 417.
Time of bud burst: average
Production: average and not always constant.
Susceptibility to disease and adversity: in general is not very sensitive either diseases and adversities.
Oenological potential: light straw yellow wine, of high acidity, fruity aroma, fresh and spicy notes. Good structure. You can also get excellent aged wines and even sparkling wines of unquestionable quality.