The red grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Bonarda, Bonarda di Gattinara, Bonarda di Rovescala, Bonarda Grossa, Bonarda Pignola, Crevatizza Rossa, Croata, Croatina Comune, Croato, Croattina, Crovattina, Crovattino, Crovattone, Crovettina, Crovettino, Karbonera, Croatina, Nebbiolo di Gattina, Neretto , Spanna-Nebbiolo, Uga del Zio, Uva delle Zia, Uva del Zio and Uva Vermiglia.
Despite apparently indicative synonyms or morphological It must not be similar to the varieties Bonarda Piemontese. Hrvatica. Nebbiolo or Uva Rara be confused. It was in the Lombard area at the end of the 19th century Oltrepò Pavese mentions where she and the DOC wine made from it Bonarda is called. According to in 1999 DNA analysis despite the same name meaning there is no relationship with the Croatian variety Hrvatica. The Croatina variety was a crossing partner in the new breeding ervi,
The late ripening, productive vine is resistant to real ones mildew but sensitive to drought or drought, It produces colorful, tannin-rich red wines with a fruity aroma. The variety is in the DOC wines Colli Piacentini and Colli di Parma (Emilia Romagna) Bramaterra. Cisterna d'Asti. Colline Novaresi and Colli tortonesi (Piedmont) as well Oltrepò Pavese (Lombardy) approved. She will be in Italy on 5,684 hectares and in Argentina grown on 16 hectares of vineyards. Small stocks are also said to be in Croatia give. The total area in 2010 was 5,700 hectares (Kym Anderson ). Compared to 1990 with 3,116 hectares at the time, this means a 75% increase. It lies in the worldwide varieties ranking at position 106.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)