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Corvinone

The red grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Corvina Grossa, Corvinon, Corvinone a Foglia Glabra, Corvinone Veronese and Cruinon. Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Corbina or (possibly related) Corvina Veronese be confused. The late-ripening, productive vine is prone to the wrong mildew, Because of your looseness of it is very suitable for drying the grapes or for Recioto wines, she is in Veneto in the DOCG wines Bardolino and Valpolicella authorized. The variety is cultivated in Italy on 929 hectares with a rapidly increasing trend (ten years earlier it was only 88 hectares). In Argentina there is a small stock with one hectare. In 2010 a total of 930 hectares of vineyards were recorded (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

Corvonone - grape and leaf

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

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