The red variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Negretta, Negrettino, Negrettino Bolognese and Negrettino Erioli. It may, despite apparently pointing out synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Uva Longanesi (Negretto Longanesi), Négrette or Tempranillo (Negretto) be confused. The medium to late ripening vine is resistant to the real mildew but vulnerable to Botrytis, It produces dark-colored, but tanninarme red wines, which should be drunk young as a rule. Mostly they are with the varieties Barbera and Sangiovese blended. The variety is also called table grape used. It is mainly used in the Emilia-Romagna cultivated. The Italian acreage in 2010 was 75 hectares with a steep decline; Ten years earlier, it was 280 hectares (Kym Anderson ).
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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