The red grape variety comes from Italy
, Synonyms are Bassanese dal Peduncolo Rosso, Caprara, Cavarada, Cavarara, Cavrara Nera. The first mention comes from in 1754 Veneto
where it was once quite common. The medium to late ripening vine is generally resistant to various diseases. The almost extinct variety has been reactivated in some vineyards. It is in the DOC wines Bagnoli di Sopra
and Colli Berici
authorized. In 2010, an acreage of 23 hectares was reported.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012