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The red variety comes from Italy, Synonyms include Brepon, Brepon Molinaro, Breppon, Breppon Molinaro, Molinara Ciara, Molinara Rada, Molinara Rossa, Molinaro, Mulinara, Rossanella, Rossara, Uva del Mulino, Uva Salà and Uva Salata. The name (mill) derives from the flour-dusted berries. She may not be named with the name Molinera be confused. The late-ripening vine is resistant to fungal diseases, It produces bright red, acidic red wines with relatively low levels alcohol content that almost exclusively serve as a blend. The variety is mainly in the region Veneto in the province of Verona, but also in the Lombardy grown. She is in the DOC wines Bardolino. Garda Colli Mantovani and Valpolicella authorized. In Italy, it occupies 595 hectares. There are more stocks in Brazil (0.1 ha) and Spain (122 ha). In 2010, a total of 717 hectares of vineyards were reported with a strong downward trend (Kym Anderson ).

Molinara - 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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