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Lambrusco di Sorbara (grape variety)

The red variety comes from Italy, Synonyms include Ambrostine, Lambruschetta di Sorbara, Lambruso di Sorbara and Foglia, Lambruso di Sorbara a Foglia Verde and Lambrusco Sorbarese. It is after the municipality Sorbara-Bomperto in the province of Modena in the Emilia-Romagna named and considered the most valuable of the numerous Lambrusco varieties, It is a pure female grape that on pollination is dependent on why the yields are uncertain. The role of the pollinator often plays the commonly cultivated variety Lambrusco Salamino, The medium to late ripening vine yields cherry-colored, acid-red wines with intense fruit flavors. These are used for the production of still wines and sparkling wines. It is grown mainly in the province of Modena, but also Reggio Emilia. There she is in wines of the DOC areas Lambrusco di Sorbara. Lambrusco Mantovano. Lambrusco Salamino di Santa Croce and Reggiano authorized. The Italian acreage totaled 1,606 hectares in 2010 (Statistik Kym Anderson ).

Lambrusco di Sorbara - grape and leaf

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

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