Italia Grape

The discovery of grape seed in a number of prehistoric sites clearly indicates that the fruit of the vine already existed in the Neolithic period. It is very difficult to date the onset of the first cultivated vine varieties. But the consistency of the data, legends and myths can at least give us a general idea: it is the current territories of the republics of Georgia and Armenia that seem to have been the cradle of viticulture. Its spread by the Greeks and Romans is well known. Grape the fruit is grown in most areas of the planet, the culture of the vine in the world today occupies an area of ​​about 10 million hectares, or double that of the previous century. Italian Grape, as the name suggests, comes from Italy, more specifically Southern Italy and Sicily. It is visually recognized by its coarse and crisp oval shape, but also its golden yellow skin color. Consumed from August to December, its flavor is slightly muscat. The main producer of this variety is Italy.

Coeur de Gamme:

Picolino

Production Zones:

Italy: Canicatti & Mazzarrone
Spain: Vinalopó

LACOUR’S privileged production areas of Sicily have unique climate and soil that gives the exceptional organoleptic characteristics of the fruit.