The red grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms include Doleara, Doveana, Dovenzana, Edelschwarz, Keltertraube, Nagrara Trentino, Schwarzhottler, Terodola and Zoveana. A first mention was made in 1818 by the biologist Ciro Pollini (1782-1833). Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological She may not share similarities with the varieties Negrara Veronese or Teroldego be confused. In 2006 took place DNA analysis revealed that the variety enantio either a parent or descendant of Negrara Trentina is. The medium to late ripening vine is very prone to Botrytis and real mildew, To phylloxera disaster was the one in the whole Adige Valley ( valdadige ) in the Trentino grown. Today, there are only small amounts, often traditional pergolas being raised. In 2010, no inventory was reported.
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : Ursula Brühl, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants,
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