The red grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Amabile di Genova, Malbo, Tubino and Turbino. Despite apparently suggestive synonyms, she is not allowed with the variety Foglia Tonda be confused. According to in 2005 DNA analysis there is a close genetic relationship with the variety Fortana, According to a non-verifiable hypothesis, it was called Tubino by at the end of the 19th century California brought. The early to medium maturing, productive vine is susceptible to both mildews but resistant to Botrytis, It will be in the region Emilia-Romagna mainly grown in the two provinces of Modena and Reggio Emilia. There she is among other things in the DOC wines Colli di Scandiano e di Canossa. Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro and Reggiano authorized. In 2010, 211 hectares of vineyards were shown with an upward trend; ten years earlier it was 106 hectares (Kym Anderson ).
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service