The white grape variety originates from Italy. Synonyms are Cacciola, Caccionella, Cacciuola, Cacciuolo, Cocacciara and Cocciumella. According to DNA analyses carried out in 2021, it originates from a presumably natural cross between Bombino Bianco x unknown partner. The medium to late ripening, high-yielding vine produces fruity, acidic white wines with herbal aromas and ageing potential. It is also used as table grape. The variety is cultivated in the regions of Abruzzo (province of Chieti) and Apulia. In 2016, 1,671 hectares of vines were recorded in Italy (Kym Anderson).
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