The red variety comes from Italy and is one of the many Lambrusco varieties, According to done in 2005 DNA analysis maybe she is with the strain Fogarina closely related. The medium to late ripening, high yielding vine is sensitive to frost, It produces deep-colored, tannin-rich red wines with a fruity aroma. These are used for the production of still wines and sparkling wines. The variety is in the region Emilia-Romagna, mainly in the province of Reggio Emilia, but also in the provinces of Bologna and Parma, as well as in the Lombardy grown in the province of Mantova. She is in wines of the DOC areas Colli di Scandiano e di Canossa. Reggiano and Lambrusco Mantovano authorized. The Italian acreage in 2010 was 1,394 hectares with a strong downward trend (ten years earlier it had been 2,280).
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures : MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service