One of the most popular white grapes in southern Italy, especially in Puglia, but also in Emilia Romagna, Lazio, Marche and Abruzzo, where it is called Trebbiano d'Abruzzo. Among its synonyms, and Ragsdale Pagadebit Cambiale used in Emilia Romagna, alluding to its convenience, as is a variety of high productivity. In Lazio is called Bonvino. When used with high output, produces wines neutral and not very interested, but with low yields and careful vinification, wines can give deep and long-term, such as Edoardo Valentini Trebbiano d'Abruzzo. The Acerbi in 1825 mentions him among the vines grown in the Roman countryside, but also in the various Bulletins ampelographic, although mentioned, is not to determine the origin. The name comes from the clusters’ unusual pyramidal form that remind one of a child (Bombino or Bambino) with outstretched arms.
Viticulture and winemaking
Environmental and cultural characteristics and needs : It has medium-sized leaf, tri-, five-lobed, medium-large cluster, conical or cylindrical-conical, often winged, semi loose, the berries are medium to large, round, with thick and consistent, yellow-greenish, with brown spots. It prefers light soils, type of siliceous-calcareous, stony, well-exposed, the pruning reduces the productive alternation, however abundant.
Diseases and adversity : It resists to spring frosts and drought. He fears the attack instead of parasitic diseases, especially of late blight .
Follows, by region, a list of all DOC and DOCG is allowed where the use of this vine
- Pagadebit di Romagna: 85-100%
- Cesanese of Piglio : 10%
- Cesanese filing: up to 10%
- Cesanese Olevano Romano: Up to 10%
- Genazzano: 10-30%
Abruzzo and Molise
- Biferno: 25-30%
- Pentro d'Isernia or Pentro: 30-40%
- Trebbiano d'Abruzzo: 0-100%
- Cacc'e Mmitte of Lucera: 15-30%
- Castel del Monte: Up to 100% (blended with chardonnay and Pampanuto)
- Gravina: max 10%
- Leven: max 40%
- San Severo: 40-60%