The white grape variety comes from Italy
. Synonyms are Ripala, Ripoli and Uva Ripola. According to DNA analyses
carried out in 2005, it is related to the varieties Aglianicone
, Falanghina Flegrea
and Pallagrello Nero
. It produces white wines with aromas of apricots and honey. The variety is cultivated in Campania
(province of Salerno), where it is used in the DOC white wine Costa d'Amalfi
. In 2010, only one hectare of vineyard was designated.