Uva di Troia
Variety probably original from Asia Minor and imported in Apulia by the Greeks. It has found its cultural epicentre in the province of Bari.
CULTIVATED AREA IN ITALY
Bud-burst period: everage.
Yield: good and constant.
the variety is quite homogeneous, differential characteristics are about cluster shape and compactness. The bud has a medium-expanded, a bit fluffy, pale green apex with bronzed shades towards the edges. The leaf is medium-sized, pentagonal and five-lobed; flat, slightly wrinkly, opaque green flap with fluffy lower side. The petiolar sinus is U- or lyre-shaped, sometimes with overlapping edges. The medium, semi-compact, conical, cylindrical, winged cluster carries a medium-sized, spheroid, blue-violet berry with a visible navel and a thick pruinose skin. The fleshy pulp has a simple taste.
vine of good vigour with drooping growth habit. Robust shoots with medium internodes. Adaptable to any type of soil in warm climates.
Training system and pruning:
suitable to all systems of training and pruning. The implementation of integral mechanization is not a problem.
Susceptibility to diseases and adverse conditions:
average, a little susceptible to powdery mildew; in warm seasons it is susceptible to sunburn of the berries.
it produces a wine of intense ruby red colour, tending to purple, full-bodied and rich in colour, alcoholic, with a low fixed acidity. Vinified in white can give an excellent, fruity, savoury, delicate rosé.
Clones in propagation:
Uva di Troia VCR1, UBA49G, UBA52N, UBA53N.
Clones undergoing homologation procedure:
Uva di Troia VCR448.
Uva di Troia
Origin: Andria (BA)
Registration year: 1992
—●— Variety everage