Ancient grape variety native to Friuli-Venezia Giulia. It is mainly grown in the hilly areas of the Gorizia and Udine provinces.
CULTIVATED AREA IN ITALY
Bud-burst period: late.
Ripening period: everage.
Yield: everage and constant.
this variety has two biotypes, Ribuele Gialla and Ribuele Verde, the latter being not particularly common. The bud has a sub-woolly golden-green apex. The leaves are round, medium-sized and almost whole with three barely visible lateral lobes. The petiolar sinus is open. The underside is glabrous. The cluster is medium-small, cylindrical-pyramidal and semi-sparse. The medium-sized round berry has a not-so-thick, pruinose skin and a sweet, neutral-flavored flesh.
vine of good vigour with a semi-upright growth habit. It prefers cool and ventilated climates and well-exposed hilly soils.
Training system and pruning:
it prefers training systems with long Guyot-type pruning.
Susceptibility to diseases and adverse conditions:
susceptible to coulure and botrytis in wet and rainy years. It is not affected by late frosts.
it produces wines of excellent acidity and freshness characterised by a fine, floral scent, not very full-bodied.
Clones in propagation:
Ribuele VCR72, VCR100, VCR206, VCR207, VCR392, VCR394, VCR417, ERSAFVG180.
Origin: Cividale del Friuli (UD)
Registration year: 2011
—●— Variety everage