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Manzoni Bianco

The white grape variety is a new variety between Riesling x Pinot Blanc. Synonyms are I.M. 6.0.13, Incrocio Manzoni 6.0.13, Manzoni 6.0.13 and Manzoni Bijeli. The cross was made by the Italian grower Luigi Manzoni (1888-1968) in the early 1930s at the Conegliano Viticultural Institute in Veneto (Italy). It was by far his most successful creation. The early to medium-ripening vine is resistant to powdery mildew and esca. It produces aromatic white wines with flavours of jasmine, lemon and honey.

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The variety is mainly cultivated in the Veneto region, where it is authorised in the DOC/DOCG wines Bianco di Custoza, Colli di Conegliano, Colli Euganei and Vicenza. It is also grown in Apulia, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Calabria, Molise and Trentino-Alto Adige. In 2000, the area under cultivation in Italy still totalled 8,290 hectares. In 2016, however, only 339 hectares of vineyards were designated; the reason for this extreme reduction is not known (Kym Anderson). Small areas are also said to exist in the Penedès region of Spain.

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