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Barbera del Sannio

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

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

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