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Colorino del Valdarno

The red variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Colore, Colorino, Colorino di Valdarno, Raverusto and Tintiglia. Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological She may not share similarities with the varieties abrusco. Canaiolo Nero, Colorino Americano, Colorino di Lucca or Colorino di Pisa. Their independence was made in 2008 DNA analysis approved. However, it is likely that there are Colorino vineyards in mixed form. The name Colorino indicates that the dark-colored, tannin-rich wine made from the fleshy, dark-colored grapes likes to be called teinturier serves.

Colorino del Valdarno - grape and leaf

The variety is mainly in the Tuscany (Provinces Livorno and Massa Carrara) cultivated. Here, the vine is traditional for the technique Governo used. It is mainly in the DOCG areas Chianti and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano used as a coloring variety, as well as in the regions Lazio. Liguria. Brands and Umbria ( Rosso Orvietano ) grown. In 2010, 423 hectares were recorded (Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service

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