Passerina (grape variety)
|Synonyms||Trebbiano di Teramo, Pagadebito - for more see section Synonyms|
|Art||Grape vine ( Vitis vinifera subsp. Vinifera )|
|List of grape varieties|
Passerina is an autochthonous white wine variety from central Italy. One can find cultivation areas in the regions of Abruzzo , Marche , Umbria and Latium . It is recommended to grow them in the provinces of Ancona , Ascoli Piceno , Frosinone , Macerata . It is approved in the province of Teramo . In 1999 a planted vineyard area of 1,160 hectares was raised. It is often used as a table grape .
The variety has a strong acid structure when picked early and is therefore popular for making sparkling wines. Their white wine is included in the DOC wines Controguerra and Falerio dei Colli Ascolani as well as the DOCG wine Offida . Passerina is a variety of the noble grapevine ( Vitis vinifera ). It has hermaphroditic flowers and is therefore self-fruiting. In viticulture , the economic disadvantage of not having to grow male plants that produce yield is avoided.
The grape variety Passerina is also called Cacciadebiti, Caccione, Camplese, Pagadebito, Scacciadebito, Trebbiano di Teramo, Uva d'Oro and Uva Fermana.
- Passerina in the database Vitis International Variety Catalog of the Institute for Vine Breeding Geilweilerhof (English)