The red grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms include Bellino Nero, Imperial, Imperial Noir, Perl Imperial Noir, Perla Imperiala, Perla Rosie Imperiala, Pearl Imperial Noire and Raisin Imperial. According to done in 2013 DNA analysis it is a presumably natural cross between Black Morocco x Schiava Grossa, However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). Incidentally, the same parents are also the two varieties Foster's White Seedling (white) and Maroc Gros (red) emerged. It is a pure female grape, The variety was crossing partner in the new breed Agostenga Rosa, It is called Kelter- and table grape used. In 2010, however, no stocks were recorded (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)