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Cornifesto

The red grape variety comes from Portugal, Synonyms are Cornifeito, Cornifesta, Cornifesto no Dão, Cornifesto Tinto, Cornifresco, Gajo Arroba and Tinta Bastardeira. According to 2013 DNA analysis is a presumably natural cross between Cayetana Blanca x Alfrocheiro, However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). She may not with her sibling varieties (see under Cayetana Blanca ) can be confused. The medium maturing vine is susceptible to the real and the wrong mildew such as Botrytis, It produces dark-colored, flowery red wines with moderate alcohol content and red fruit aromas. The variety is mainly in the field Douro grown and is also one of the less important varieties for the port wine, In 2010 in Portugal an acreage of 499 hectares with a rapidly increasing trend (ten years earlier it had been 259 hectares). Small stocks are also said to be in Spain, as well as overseas in Australia and South Africa give.

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

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