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Grape variety Verdeca
Synonyms verdone, vino verde, verdera, verdicchio femmina, verde, albese bianco, verdesca.
Grape colour White grape
Variety Autochthonous
Vigour Good
Ripening End of September, first decade of October.
Productivity Normal. It wants deep soils (40-60 q/ha).
Areas of cultivation It is common in Puglia, especially in Crispiano, Locorotondo, Martina Franca and some neighboring municipalities.
History Verdeca is a white grape whose origin is totally unknown, and probably, like many southern varieties, its origin should be Greek at the time of the colonization that this people found of Italian Magna Grecia. Some, however, see similarities with Portuguese Alvarinho.
Ampelographic features Leaf: medium or large, orbicular, 3-5 lobed or whole. Petiole breast overlapping edges. Upper lateral limbs closed to lira, lower ones close to V. Upper face glabrous, dark green, opaque. Bottom wicker, green; Ribs (1st, 2nd order) red vinose at first and degrade to light green, protruding, bristling. Flat limb, with smooth, thin surface; Flat lobbies, corner at the top of the acute terminal lobes. Thick, uneven, convex side teeth. Bunch: Conical shape, with 1 or 2 wings, long 19-21 cm; Visible, medium, large, half-legged pedicel, medium, green pedicel, easy to separate from the acino; Evident searches, green; Short brush, light green. Acino: slightly oval spheroid, medium in size (15-18 mm), with navel prominent; Almost circular cross-section, pruinose, whitish, tender green; Colorless juice tending to the green; Juicy pulp of neutral flavor.
Characteristics of the wine obtained from this grape variety The wine obtained from the verdure vine is of straw yellow color with greenish reflections. On the palate it is fruity, citrus.
Notes Resistance to illness and other adversity: good. Quite resistant to ojidium and mildew. Not subject to frost damage (in Brindisi: Cisternino, Fasano).

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White organic still
IGT Puglia, 100% Verdeca
12.00%, 0,75 l
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