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The Bombino Bianco Grape


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About Bombino Bianco

(Synonyms: Abondante, Bambino, Bambino Peloso Gentile, Bammino, Banjac, Bilana, Bobbino, Bommino, Bonvino, Bonvino bianco, Buon Vino, Buonvino bianco, Butta Palmento, Butta Pezzente, Buttspezzante, Calatammurro, Calpolese, Camblese, Campanile, Campolese, Campolese Camplese, Campolese Chiuso, Campolese Scinciaro, Campolese Sciniato, Carapa, Castella, Cococciola, Cola Tamburo, Colatammurro, Debit, Debit Veliki, Donnee, Marese, Ottonese, Pagadebiti, Poulzhinatz, Pulizanac, Puljizanac, Ribola, Ripona, Scacciadebiti, Schiacciadebiti, Straccia Cambiale, Strappa Cambiale, Tivolese bianco, Trebbiano Abruzzese, Trebbiano Bianco di Chieti, Trebbiano Campolese, Trebbiano d’Abruzzo, Trebbiano d’Ora, Trebbiano d’Oro, Trebbiano di Abruzzo, Trebbiano di Avezzano, Trebbiano di Macerata, Trebbiano di Teramo, Trebbiano Dorato di Teramo, Trivolese, Uva Castellana, Uva da un Osso, Uva Fermana, Uva Romana, and Zapponara bianca.)

Background

Map showing the Puglia region of Italy.

Bombino Bianco is a white-wine grape probably originating in the Puglia region of Italy, which is its home today. It has a lot of planted acreage because it is a prolific producer, but as usual quantity and quality tend strongly to have an inverse relation.

A few producers take some trouble with this grape, and they get wines with a nose of exotic fruits, which can include citrus and—sometimes—herbs. The taste shows those and a mild mineral quality. Acceptably done renditions are not profound, but make pleasant drinking. Bombino Bianco is sometimes bottled as “Ottonese”. Also, there is some thought that Bombino Bianco may be the same grape as Trebbiano d’Abruzzo (see our Trebbiano page).

Factoid: Bombino Bianco is known under many synonyms throughout Italy, notably including Debit and Pagadebit, names which came from the grape’s reputation for being a reliably high-yielding crop—so that growers would be assured at every vintage that they could pay off their annual debts.

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Some Descriptions of Bombino Bianco Wines

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Some Bombino Biancos to Try

(About this list.)

There are only a couple of Bombino Bianci on the U.S. market at moderate prices, and one is very scarce and geographically limited. Here’s the other, and it doesn’t have a lot of availability itself.


Furfante Bombino Bianco
(Scarce.)

• This wine’s Wine Searcher “Reviews” page.
• This wine’s CellarTracker review pages.
• Retail offers of this wine listed by Wine Searcher.
• Retail offers of this wine listed by 1000 Corks.

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For a Splurge

We could find no reasonably available Bombino Bianco wines better enough than those listed above as to justify a “splurge” price.

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