It is a grape variety that distinguishes itself in the Franc and Sauvignon varieties, of Bordeaux origin, very widespread in the territories of Eastern Veneto. With good vigour, it produces red grapes that ripen in the first half of October. The Sauvignon varietal gives rise to wines of a deep red colour, rather aged, full-bodied and tannic in taste and with a pleasant and slightly herbaceous aroma deriving from ageing. The Franc has similar characteristics, but with more pronounced and decisive characters.
It is a vine of good vigour, of French origin and cultivated throughout Italy, with particular success in the North-Eastern area. It produces white grapes, which ripen from the end of August to mid-September and have a very early budding. Cultivations are usually limited and require short pruning. The resulting wine has a light straw yellow colour, a floral and fruity aroma and a fresh and dry taste.
It is a vine of good vigor, which produces white grapes and ripens in mid-September and early October, despite having an early budding. Very widespread in Veneto, especially in the area of Conegliano-Valdobbiadene, it prefers a relatively expanded cultivation and medium-long pruning. It is usually the basis of sparkling and semi-sparkling wines, in particular Prosecco, a wine with a pale straw yellow colour, delicately fruity and a fresh, dry flavour.
Manzoni Bianco 6.0.13, a grape variety native to the province of Treviso, is the result of a cross between Riesling Renano and Pinot Bianco. Today, it is cultivated throughout the whole of Italy and is included in some of the DOC Bianco dei Colli di Conegliano, Breganze Bianco and Trentino Bianco production regulations, as well as several wines with a typical geographical indication in which it is vinified in purity.
It is a vine native of Bordeaux that in Italy has found its ideal location in the Veneto region. It produces red grapes that ripen at the end of September and beginning of October. The result is a wine of intense red colour, great structure and elegance, with a velvety and robust taste.
It is a medium vigorous vine of French origin, very widespread in northern Italy. It produces white grapes that ripen in mid-September and is characterized by a medium-early budding. It is cultivated in a contained form and needs short pruning. The resulting wine is straw yellow in colour with greenish reflections, with a delicately fruity aroma and a soft and harmonious flavour.
It is a grape variety originating in Burgundy, of medium vigour, which produces intermediate white grapes. It ripens in mid-September and is characterized by a medium-early budding. The cultivation takes place in a rather contained form and like Pinot Bianco needs short pruning. It gives rise to well-structured wines with a more or less intense yellow or coppery colour, depending on the vinification method, with a floral aroma and a dry and soft taste.
It is one of the most delicate and difficult varieties to grow, but if it is successful it leads to excellent results. The most widespread areas of this variety are Trentino, Veneto, Oltrepò Pavese, Alto Adige, some areas of Tuscany. It has an intense perfume that recalls blackberry or raspberry and has berries with a not too bright red colour.
It is an autochthonous, black berry vine, typical of the Marca Trevigiana, has very ancient origins: in fact, it has been cultivated in the North-East of Italy, and in particular in Eastern Veneto, for about 3000 years. The wine obtained is characterized by great richness, an intense ruby red colour with purplish edges, a bouquet reminiscent of morello cherry, with an acidic, sour and tannic taste and good body.
It's a native Triveneto grape variety. It takes its name from the peculiar peduncle (the "sprig" that joins the stalk of the bunch to the plant) of intense purple red colour. This vine is widespread mainly in Friuli-Venezia-Giulia, where it gives the best results, and in the Piave area, it has medium and compact bunches, with dark and very resistant berries. It is a very productive vine, therefore quality is determined by cultivation techniques and subsequent vinification.
It is a vine of French origin, of good vigour, which produces white grapes. It ripens at the end of September and has a medium-early budding. The cultivation usually takes place in a relatively expanded form and requires medium-long pruning. The wine produced is straw yellow in colour with greenish hues and a characteristic aroma of mint and pepper and a dry and lively flavour.
The Traminer aromatico or Termeno aromatico or Gewürztraminer (Gewürz means "spice" in German), or Savagnin, is a grape variety grown mainly in Trentino-Alto Adige and Friuli-Venezia Giulia, there are two types: an aromatic Traminer or pink and a red Traminer.
It is a vine of remarkable vigour that produces white grapes, native to North-Eastern Italy. It ripens at the end of September and has a medium-late budding. Cultivations of this vine are usually expanded and require long pruning. The resulting wine is straw yellow in colour with greenish reflections, delicately perfumed and with a dry and pleasantly bitter taste.