Definitions for "Vernaccia"
Vernage, a strong sweet Italian wine.
Minor grape of ancient origin grown in Tuscany region of Italy. Traditionally produces dry, lean white wines that soften after two or more years bottle aging. Also used to create sweet golden white wines.
Grown in central and northern Italy and Sardinia; the best wines made from it are highly flavored whites that may have a trace of bitterness. Also made into a sweet red sparkling DOC wine, Vernaccia di Serrapetrona.