The white grape variety originates from the island of Sicily(Italy). Synonyms are Bianco Comuni, Catarratteddu, Catarratto alla Porta, Catarratto Bertolaro, Catarratto Bianco Comune, Catarratto Bianco Latino, Catarratto Bianco Lucido, Catarratto Bianco Lucido Serrato, Catarratto Carteddaro, Catarratto Corteddaro, Catarratto Latino, Catarrattu Lu Nostrum and Lucido. The locally named varieties Baganedda, Bagascedda, Catarratto Ammantiddatu, Fimminedda and Mattu could be varieties or open-pollinated seedlings of Catarratto Bianco. It must not be confused with the two cultivars Carricante or Francavidda, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities.
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