This is one of those varieties of which, at the time of this writing, has not yet been able to determine precisely the source. There are no documents about except in the rare mentions of Viala and Vermorel (1909), blaming him as a variety of Abruzzo. The limited presence in the territories of the province of Chieti, in particular, to Ari, Rocca San Giovanni Vacri and make even more daunting in any way certify the birth. It is certain that it is cultivated in Abruzzo and also known as or Cacciuola Cacciola, its use is restricted to accompany other white grapes such as Trebbiano.
Viticulture and winemaking
Environmental and cultural characteristics and needs : It has large leaves and medium-sized, three-lobed or five-lobed, the bunch is of medium size, cylindrical-conical, firm, or tending to compact; berry large, spheroidal, with skin with yellow spots and streaks brown, rather waxy skin, thick and consistent. It has abundant and steady production, forms of preferred breeding medium expansion and pruning of medium length. It fits quite smoothly for the most varied types of terrain and climate.
Diseases and adversity : It has good tolerance to ' powdery mildew and rot of grapes , suffers greatly from the attack of leaf blight .
Follows, by region, a list of all DOC and DOCG where the use of this vine is allowed
And 'this only as a recommended variety in the provinces of Chieti, Pescara and L'Aquila and licensed in the province of Teramo.