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Yellow picolite

Synonym for the grape variety Picolit; see there

The white grape variety originates from the border region Italy (Gorizia)-Slovenia (Goricia). There are over 30 synonyms, some of which are Piccoleto, Piccolit, Piccolito, Piccolito Bianco, Piccolito del Friuli, Picolit Bianco, Piculit and Pikolit. According to several DNA analyses carried out between 2007 and 2011, the two Hungarian varieties Balafánt and Kéknyelü, which had often been considered identical until then, were recognised as independent. The red variety Piculit Neri (Picolit Nero) is not (as is often assumed) a colour mutation. According to one hypothesis it was supposedly already known to the Romans. However, there is no historical or botanical evidence for...

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