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Pollera Nera

The red variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Corlaga, Corlage, Palera, Polera, Pollara Nera and Pollora Nera. According to done in 2013 DNA analysis comes from a probably natural cross between Sciaccarello ( mammolo ) x unknown partner. That's why the varieties are Biancone di Portoferraio. Caloria and Colombana Nera related to her. It will be between the two game types Pollera Corlaga and Pollera Commune distinguished. The medium-maturing vine yields neutral-tasting, simple red wines, mostly with Sangiovese be blended. It was founded in 1821 by the naturalist Giuseppe Acerbi (1773-1846) as in Liguria and in the Tuscany Widespread variety mentioned. Today she is in the Ligurian area Cinque Terre and grown in the Tuscan province of Massa Carrara. There it is for example in the DOC wine Colli di Luni authorized. The Italian acreage in 2010 was 54 hectares (Kym Anderson ).

Pollera Nera - 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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