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The pomace of Timorasso is often used in the production of Piemontese grappa.

Timorasso is a white Italian wine grape variety grown primarily in the Piedmont wine region of northwest Italy. There it is used to make aromatic wine with some aging potential as well as the pomace brandy specialty of grappa.[1]


Over the years Timorasso has been known under a variety of synonyms including: Morasso, Timuassa, Timoraccio, Timorazza and Timorosso.[2]


  1. ^ J. Robinson Jancis Robinson's Guide to Wine Grapes pg 185 Oxford University Press 1996 ISBN 0198600984
  2. ^ Vitis International Variety Catalogue (VIVC) Timorasso Accessed: July 9th, 2012