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Forastera





History


This green grape is tha main ingredient in the white wines of Ischia DOC bianco, where it makes up 45-60% of the blend. But it is also available as a varietal wine here.
The grape is semi-aromatic and has high enough acids to stand a medium term cellaring. Forastera is said to have it's origins from Spain and is also said to grow on the Canary Islands. Also known under the name Uva dell'Isola.

 

Wine regions


Campania

 

 

 

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