||bianco di Lessame, verdurino, achiappapalmento.
||End of September, first decade of October.
||Good and constant in classical areas.
|Areas of cultivation
||It is widespread in Puglia, in the area of Murgia, the trulli and adjacent valleys.
||The first news of its cultivation in the area is quite recent (end of the eighteenth century), and since then the Bianco d'Alessano vine was often vinified in vine with Verdeca grape. It is progressively lost in importance to the latter, more fertile and productive and capable of transmitting more (verdolino) wines to the wines than the straw yellow straw yellow of Bianco d'Alessano.
||Leaf: medium and large size; Orbicular, 3-5 lobata; Pectoral breast V or U, lateral veins in V and lira; Upper page glabra, dark green, dull, green ribs with slightly red start; Lower green leaf page, lantern, ribs of 1st and 2nd protruding order; Flat flap with slightly wavy surface, quite often; Flat lobbies, corner at the top of the acute terminal lobes; Irregular, pronounced side teeth, broad convex.
Bunch: Conical-cylindrical shape, simple or winged, compact appearance, 18-25 cm long, with medium and large peduncle visible; Short pedestal, green, difficult to separate from the acino; Evident searches, green; Short brush, light green tending to yellow.
Acino: Regular spheroid, medium thickness (12-15 mm) with persistent navel; Circular cross section, thick skin, pruinose, evenly distributed yellow color; Juicy flesh, neutral flavor.
|Characteristics of the wine obtained from this grape variety
||The wine obtained from Alessano's white grape is of straw yellow color. The palate is light.
||Exclusively for winemaking. The "Bianco d'Alessano" combined with "Verdeca" gives the typical wine of Martina Franca with 11-12 ° of alcohol, of neutral taste, medium acidity of 5 ‰.