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Barbera del Sannio

The red grape variety (also Barbetta) comes from Italy, It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological or name similarities not with the varieties Barbera or Barbera Sarda be confused. The variety was first mentioned in 1844 in the Campanian province of Benevento under the name Lugliese or Lugliatica and later renamed due to the similarities with the Piedmontese variety Barbera in "Barbera di Froio". According to done in 2005 DNA analysis There are genetic relationships to the ancient Campanian varieties Casa Vecchia. Catalanesca and Nero di Troia, The vine is resistant to Botrytis, It produces colorful, fragrant red wines. She is in the region Campania grown where they are in DOC wine Sannio is allowed. In 2010, however, no stocks were reported (Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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