Glera vineyard is the most important vineyard for the italy prosecco production.
Glera has long and large grape bunche with golden yellow berries.
The land suitable for the cultivation of grape Glera are the well-drained and sun exposed vineyards in the Veneto region. The vineyards are cultivated according to traditional techniques that do not cause further modification to the grapes and wine purity.
Glera vineyard provides about 85% of the grapes for the production of italian prosecco valdobbiadene. The remaining percentage is composed of other grapes as Verdiso, Bianchetta, Perera and Glera Long, Pinot or Chardonnay.
The Verdiso is a variety of white grape that grown mainly in the province of Treviso. This grape is usually used for the production of wines with an high percentage of acidity.
Treviso Bianchetta is a yellowish green grape with medium berry, and an abundant productivity. It’s mainly suited to deep soils and limestone.
The Perera is so called because of its shape and also its particular taste, reminiscent of pear (pera in italy), is mainly used in the production of prosecco wine to enhance the flavor and aroma.
The Glera Long is a wide variety of the same Glera vineyard, recently entered in the Catalogue of the National Register variety.