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Role of climate on grape characteristics of “Moscato bianco” in Piemonte (Italy)


[English version below]

L’objectif de l’étude était de connaître le rôle du climat sur les aspects phénologiques du cépage « Moscato bianco » dans les différentes zones de production du vin Moscato d’Asti aocg en Piemonte (Italie) et ses effets sur l’époque de vendange. La représentation cartographique ( échelle 1 :25000) de exposition, altitude, climat, index bioclimatiques, phases phénologiques, caractéristiques physique- chimiques des raisins ( alcool, acidité, pH) a permit de partager la zone de production de Moscato d’Asti en trois sub-zones avec différentes époques de vendange où, entre une précoce et une tardive il y a une sub-zone intermédiaire caractérisée par situations de majeur et mineur précocité .

The study’s purpose was to realize the role of climate on phenological aspects of ‘Moscato bianco’ grapevine cultivar in different production zones of wine Moscato d’Asti docg in Piemonte (Italy) and his effects on vintage time. The cartography display (scale 1:25.000) of different parameters of exposure, altitude, climate, bioclimatic indexes, phenological phases, grape’s quality (alcohol, acidity, pH) allows to zone the Moscato d’Asti production area in three sub-zones: between an early zone and late zone there is a intermediate zone with more or less earliness.


Publication date: January 12, 2022

Issue: Terroir 2004

Type: Article


A. Schubert (1), C. Lovisolo (1), M. Mancini (2), S. Orlandini (3), M. Moriondo (3), F. Spanna (6), S. Dolzan (6), M. De Marziis (4), D. Della Valle (5), M. Gily (5), G. Sanlorenzo (5), A. Cellino (6)

(1) Dipartimento Colture Arboree – Università Degli Studi di Torino – Via Leonardo da Vinci, 44 – 10095 GRUGLIASCO (TO)
(2) Centro Studi per l’applicazione dell’informatica in agricoltura – Accademia dei Georgofili – Logge Uffizi Corti –50122 FIRENZE
(3) Dipartimento di Scienze agronomiche e Gestione del territorio agroforestale – Piazzale delle cascine,18 – Università degli Studi – 50144 FIRENZE

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