This is an old white wine variety from Veneto, more correctly called Verdicchio Bianco, which has many synonyms including the word 'Trebbiano'. Trebbiano is in fact a separate variety.
This variety is used in a number of DOC areas of Italy especially in the region of Marche, but it is widespread , under a number of Aliases throughout northern and Central Italy and the island of Sardinia.
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The high acidity is valued to add crispness in many blended wines, and it is used for sparkling wines as well.
Verdicchio is sometimes used as a minor component in the popular Soave dry white wines, the dominant variety being Garganega.
Just a few Australian producers of this variety, hence it is discussed in the Rare Ozzies Project.
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