Erbaluce

Erbaluce con sistema di allevamento a pergola.

Erbaluce con sistema di allevamento a pergola.

For a long time we discussed the origin of this variety, very vigorous. The Dalmasso in his encyclopedic official sull’ampelografia come to the conclusion that this is a native variety Canavese. The ancient diction Albaluce, frequently cited by the historical books, shows a Roman origin of the name (Alba lux), probably derived from the particular warm color of copper hues, the last stage of maturation. There are two sub-varieties, one with berries yellow copper, the other berries, yellow alabaster.

Classic is the step by Giovan Battista Croce (1606): Erbalus is a so-called white as dawn shines because biancheggiando: has the grains round, thick and abundant, has a shell or rind is hard: ristita is mature and colorful and keeps in the plant much. “