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Tranese grapes

by | Mar 20, 2017

Tranese, also known as Uva di Troja is considered as a famous variety of red wine grape that is primarily grown and planted in the Apulia region of Italy.


To be more specific, the plantation and cultivation of this red wine grape are carried out in the regions located around Barletta and Andria and also around the Province of Bari.

If we concentrate on one of its synonyms, Uva di Troja, it has probably been derived from the town of Troja that is located in the Province of Foggia.

The legendary founder of this province was Diomedes, the Greek hero who had destroyed the ancient Troy.

This red wine grape variety is also grown and planted in the Puglia region of Italy along with the coastal areas that are located around Barletta in the province of Bari.

The name of this red wine grape variety is translated into ‘Grape of Try’ as a result of its association with ancient Greece.

However, most of the people claim that ‘Troia’ actually refers to the ‘lady of the night’ which is a slang of the sailors of Bari.

The vines of this red wine grape variety are considered to be fairly vigorous in nature. They carry along with them a lot of girth.

The clusters of the grape of this red wine grape variety are pyramidal as to its shape. Their appearance is a beautiful violet color, which get ripened in the mid-season.

The vines of this red wine grape variety are considered to be pretty adaptable to most kinds of soil and they do not suffer from any cool or high temperature effects.

The only exception is the hot wind that may cause a big problem with the growth and development of these vines.

Wine grape varieties

The leaves of the vines of this red wine grape variety are medium as to their shape. These leaves are pentagonal in terms of appearance.

They could be both simple as well as winged, depends upon the climatic condition and the care taken by the growers.

The berries of this red wine grape variety are medium as to their shape. These berries comprise plenty of skin covered with beautiful blooms.

These berries are thick and firm and almost leathery when looked from far away. The production of this red wine grape variety is not too much, but average in nature.

The vines of this red wine grape variety have the tendency to adapt themselves easily to any method of training as well as pruning.

These vines do not entertain any exclusive or special needs during their process of cultivation. The vines of this red wine grape variety can tolerate average powdery mildew, however, when it comes to downy mildew, the vines become very poor in terms of its appearance.

Because of the high texture of the skin of this red wine grape variety, it entertains a very good resistance to all the weather conditions.

This red wine grape variety is also known under a number of synonyms such as Troiana, Grape Navy, Nero di Troia, Sumarello, Uva di Barletta, Travi, Uva Della Marina and many others.

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The proper origins of this red wine grape variety are not known to the world. However, it is believed that this red wine grape variety has been originated somewhere in the regions of Italy.


The vines of this red wine grape variety are considered to be vigorous in nature. The wines produced out of this red wine grape variety are mostly the dry wines that are very alcoholic in nature.

The level of acidity present in them is not too high and not too low. The wines produced out of this red wine grape variety come under the DOC Cacc’emmitte of Lucer, Red Canosa, Red of Crignola, Red Barletta as well as Castel dl Monte.

The grapes of this red wine grape variety can either be used by its own self or can also be blended with a number of other grape varieties.

The overall flavors of the wines produced out of this red wine grape variety are decent and elegant in nature.

Food pairing

All the wines produced out of this red wine grape variety are best paired with the food items such as pasta with vegetables and proscuitto, sandwiches and pizza.


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