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The red grape variety comes from Italy, It was named one of the best-selling varieties in the province of Treviso in the 17th century under the names Recardina or Recandina Veneto mentioned. By the Weinbauinstitut Conegliano In 2007, three varieties were identified; Recantina a Pecolo Scuro (dark stalk), Recantina a Pecolo Rosso (red stalk) and Recantina Forner (after the winery where she was found). The latter produces a velvety red wine with black fruit flavors. It is not yet clear which of the three (or perhaps all) is the historical Recantina. Anyway, is a sort Recantina in DOC wine Montello e Colli Asolani authorized. In 2010, under this variety name, a vineyard of nine acres.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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