The red grape variety comes from Italy, The name means "little bomb" and is derived from the shape of the grape. According to a second version, the pyramid-shaped grape resembles a child with outstretched arms, from which the name "Bambino" or "Bombino" is derived. Synonyms are Bambino, Buonvino, Buonvino Nero, Calatamuro Nero, Cola Tamburo Nero, Malvasia Antica Nera and Nerona di Viggiano. According to done in 2016 DNA analysis is a presumably natural cross between Quagliano x Bombino Bianco,
The late-ripening, high-yielding vine produces fruity, light red red wines, which are often used for blending in rose wines. It is in the regions Apulia (largest amount), Basilicata. Lazio and Sardinia cultivated where, for example, in the DOC wines Castel del Monte. Lizzano and Velletri is allowed. It is also called table grape used. In 2010, a total of 1,201 hectares of vineyards were shown in Italy Anderson ).
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service