Log in Become a Member


The white grape variety comes from Italy. Synonyms are Greco Bianco and Pecorello di Rogliano. The parentage (parenthood) is unknown. It must not be confused with the variety Greco Bianco; nothing is known about a possible genetic relationship. The vine, which ripens medium to late, has slightly reddish berries with a bluish tinge. The variety is mainly cultivated in Calabria, where it is permitted in the DOC wine Terre di Cosenza and occupies 21 hectares. Small quantities are also found in the regions of Puglia, Molise and Veneto. In 2010, a total of 34 hectares of vineyard area were designated in Italy (statistics Kym Anderson).

Pecorello - Weintraube und Blatt

Pictures: M.I.P.A.A.F - National Vine Certification Service

The world's largest Lexikon of wine terms.

23.148 Keywords · 48.179 Synonyms · 5.311 Translations · 28.462 Pronunciations · 156.180 Cross-references
made with by our Experts. About the Lexicon