Cited from the '500 and some authors considered indigenous in the Treviso area, as it matured earlier, was used to "soften" the Prosecco, especially in cold years. Often grown in areas of high and difficult, with the Verdiso. Bianchetta is actually a generic name by which grapes have been notified with characteristics different grape variety. E 'with the seventeenth century that you get to recognize a Bianchetta grown in the Treviso area, probably the work of Caronella (1788), then we find a detailed description of Zava (1901) and Dalmasso (1937), confirming its presence in ancient 'distribution area of Treviso. In the past it was also widely distributed in the Adige region, and in Valsugana Valdadige, and in the name Bolzanese with white Vernaccia or Pavana.
Viticulture and winemaking
Environmental and cultural characteristics and needs : It has medium leaf, pentagonal and three-lobed, medium cluster, cylindrical or pyramidal, short, with a wing, very compact, medium berry, nodular skin waxy green yellow, thick and consistent. It has abundant and constant productivity. It prefers deep soils and calcareous types of farming in the counter with a long pruning thirty or pergola.
Diseases and adversity : It has good resistance to cold but is sensitive to the major fungal diseases, with a strong tendency to desiccation of the spine.
Follows, by region, a list of all DOC and DOCG is allowed where the use of this vine
- Montello e Colli Asolani: 0 to 15%