The black grape Freisa is grown in the Basilicata, Lombardy, Piedmont and Veneto regions

Freisa is a grape variety on whose origins there is no certain information; the first mention dates back to Count Nuvolone on the "Georgian calendar of the Turin Agricultural Society". Widespread especially in Piedmont, Freisa is grown in the areas of Asti, Casale Monferrato, Chieri, Alba and, in small quantities, on the hills of Pinerolo.


Leaf: medium-small, wedge-shaped more often with three lobes.

Cluster: medium, not very compact, elongated cylindrical, with a wing often long pedunculated

Berry: medium-small, oval or sub-round

Peel: very pruinose, thin and resistant.