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The red variety comes from Italy, It was long considered identical to the variety Fortana (Brugnola) until through in 2006 DNA analysis their independence was proved. It was also a Parent-offspring relationship between Brugnola and Nebbiolo detected. It may not be with the variety due to apparently suggestive synonyms Lambrusco di Fiorano (Brugnola). The vine is resistant to Botrytis and wrong mildew, but prone to powdery mildew. It is called Kelter- and table grape used. The species is in the range Valtellina in the Lombardy grown where it is mainly used as a blend. In 2010, however, no stock was reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

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

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