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Malbo Gentile

The red variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Amabile di Genova, Malbo, Tubino and Turbino. Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms, she is not allowed to use the variety Foglia Tonda be confused. According to done in 2005 DNA analysis There is a close genetic relationship with the variety Fortana, After an unverifiable hypothesis, it was at the end of the 19th century under the name Tubino of California brought. The early to mid-season, high yielding vine is susceptible to both mildews but resistant to Botrytis, She is in the region Emilia-Romagna grown mainly 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 reported with an upward trend; Ten years earlier, it was 106 hectares (Kym Anderson ).

Malbo Gentile - 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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