|Areas of cultivation
||In Italy it is only sporadically present in Sicily, on the slopes of Etna.
||The Mondeuse vine is a black berry variety (also called Mondeuse Noir) originally cultivated in Savoy, and there is also a white berry variety called Mondeuse Blanche. It has in the past been confused with Refosco because of the fact that it was erroneously named so in California when it was introduced, although it had nothing to do with the Refosco cultivated in Italy.
||Leaf: medium size; Flap generally folded to gutters, flat or revolving lobbies; Upper page glabra; Crimson and arachnoid lower page on ribs and flap; Surface with fine, greenish-yellowish bollosity; Green petiole point; Green ribs on both sides.
Bunch: small, spatula; Long peduncle, semi-woody; Axis of the non-colored spine.
Acino: black, uniformly colored, spheroid, medium and irregular; Regular cross section; Navel not infossato; Colorless juice; Medium thickness peel; Juicy flesh, simple flavor; Mid-length, green; Evident searches, green; Brush of medium length, weakly colored; The vinegar differs hardly from the pedicle.
|Characteristics of the wine obtained from this grape variety
||Mondeuse vine gives dark purple, purple-colored wines. The nose is fruity and floral, with decidedly spicy notes. On the palate it is fresh, dry, just tannic, of body.