Riesling Italico

Riesling Italico

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Grape variety Riesling Italico
Synonyms aminea gemella, rismi, risli, riesli, walschriesling.
Grape color White grape
Initial spread Allochthon
Vigor Medium-Good
Ripening period Second half of September.
Productivity Discretely abundant and overall good quality.
Growing areas It is widespread in different areas, but it gives the best results in the Oltrepò Pavese, in Veneto and only in Friuli-Venezia Giulia. It is still very popular along the eastern Danube.
History The Riesling Italico grape, despite the name, is said to be of French origin, and henceforth landed in Germany and in many other countries in the center of Europe. His name in German is Welschriesling, where the prefix "Welsch-", literally "of Latin origin", can be extensively interpreted as "Italian" (from which Riesling Italico) but also "French", and was underlining the difference with The original Riesling, that is Renano. Its spread in Italy is far behind, probably in the post-phylloxeric period, but not before the beginning of the 1900s, since no evidence of the presence of this vine in the peninsula was found before this period. It is said to have been imported in the regions of the northeast of Italy during the Austro-Hungarian rule coming from the area of ​​the present Czech Republic. The differences between the Riesling Rhineland and Riesling Italic are notable, both from the ampelographic point of view (bunch and leaf ) As regards the wine obtained, which in the case of Italic Riesling is more drinkable, compared with the most aristocratic tones of Riesling renan.
Features ampelographic Leaf: medium size, long or broad, almost whole or trilobata (rarely 5 lobes); V-U (or lira) petiole breast with edges that do not always approach; More or less hinted lateral breasts, the most prominent superiors; Slightly pronounced, wavy lobes; Corner at the top of the upper right lobes, tending to the acute; Slightly wavy flap. Top light green, smooth, almost metallic gloss, glabra; Gray-gray bottom page for spider-web toment on the entire page; Often the leaves assume towards the end of summer a yellowish color on the margins. The ribs on the top are just protruding at the base and greenish-yellowish; On the bottom page are fairly buckled and green. Regular dentition, pronounced with sharp teeth, convex and convex. Bunch: small, squat, cylindrical, often with a wing, compact; Short, thin, half-legged; Short pedicels, thin, green; Average, clear, smooth, greenish look; Small and green brush. Acino: medium and minus, of spheroidal shape, with transversal, regular section, of greenish yellowish yellow color; Pruinous, thin, consistent skin; Persistent and evident navel in the shape of a black-tailed macchiolina; Melted pulp, colorless juice, simple and sweet flavor.
Features wine The wine obtained from the Italian riesling vine is of straw yellow color with greenish reflections. On the palate it is fruity, mineral, fresh.
Notes Resistance to diseases: normal (in the plain it is a bit subject to rotting).
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Producer Gravner
Wine type White biodynamic still
Region: Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Grapes: 18% Chardonnay, 22% Pinot Grigio, 15% Riesling Italico, 45% Sauvignon
Alcohol: 15.00% by volume
Format: 0,75 l Standard
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