Its origins go back to Piedmont region; it is widely
cultivated in the area of Gavi (the only DOCG GAVI wine
varietal) and Tortona.
The shoot and the apex are open and expanded, green-yellow
coloured; the leaf is large and five-lobed, light green
and serrated. The bunch is average large size, pyramidal
and with an average quantity of berries; the berry is
oval and golden coloured.
Budding period: average, half April
Flowering period: average, beginning of May
Onset of ripening: average, half August
Grape ripening period: average, around September
Agronomic and growing attitudes
Plant growth habit: upright
Plant vigour: plentiful
Production per vine-stock: excellent and constant,
Bunch average weight: 500 g
It is appropriate for different kinds of soil, as long
as they are not damp and too fertile; it is excellent
for hill productions. It is suitable for different types
of training and pruning, it necessitates wise green
pruning with good arrangement of stalks.
Susceptibility to diseases
Slightly sensitive to botrytis.