The red grape variety is a new breed between Barbera x Merlot, The synonyms are Gratena, Gratena Nero and Terzi 1. According to those made in 2010 DNA analysis has the paternity of Cabernet Franc turned out to be wrong. The cross was made by the breeder Riccardo Terzi in Bergamo in Italy, The medium to late ripening, productive vine produces dark colored, alcohol-rich red wines. It will be in the Lombardy cultivated in the provinces of Bergamo and Brescia, where they are in the DOC red wines Capriano del Colle. Cellatica and Terre del Colleoni is allowed. The acreage in 2010 was 44 hectares (Kym Anderson ).
Images: MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service