The red grape variety (also Rigotti 107-3, Incrocio Rigotti 107-3) is a new breed between Merlot x Teroldego according to in 2013 DNA analysis, The paternity stated in the breeding list turned out to be Marzemino as wrong. By the way, the same parent is also the variety Sennen emerged. The crossing took place in 1948 by the botanist Rebo Rigotti at the winegrowing institute San Michele all'Adige (South Tyrol). The medium to late ripening vine is generally resistant to fungal diseases, It produces full-bodied red wines that are good for Barrique suitable. It is cultivated mainly in the Trentino region, where it is in the DOC area Trentino is allowed. In 2010 were in Italy 119 hectares of vineyards reported with increasing tendency. There are also small areas in Romania (5 ha) and Brazil (1 ha).
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service