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Rondinella

The red grape variety (also Nessuno Conosciuto) comes from Italy, The earliest mention dates from 1882. The few synonyms attest to this relatively short history. According to 2006 DNA analysis is from a presumably natural cross Corvina Veronese x unknown variety emerged. The medium to late ripening, very productive vine is resistant to most fungal diseases but prone to wood disease Esca, It produces bright, acidic red wines with a cherry aroma. The variety is mainly found in the regions Veneto and Lombardy cultivated and mainly as a cutting partner for the Corvina Veronese varieties, Corvinone and Molinara used. For example, it is in the DOCG / DOC red wines Bardolino and Valpolicella, such as Garda Colli Mantovani authorized. In 2010, 2,479 hectares were reported in Italy and 2 hectares in Australia. The variety is documented worldwide varieties ranking rank 165.

Rondinella - grape and leaf

Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service

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