The red grape variety (also Nessuno Conosciuto) comes from Italy, The earliest mention dates from 1882. The few synonyms testify to this relatively short history. According to 2006 were done DNA analysis she is from a supposedly natural crossroads Corvina Veronese x unknown variety originated. The medium to late-ripening, very productive vine is resistant to most fungal diseases but prone to wood disease Esca, It produces colorful and acid red wines with a cherry flavor. The variety is mainly in the regions Veneto and Lombardy cultivated mainly as a blending partner for the varieties Corvina Veronese, Corvinone and Molinara used. It is for example in the DOCG / DOC red wines Bardolino and Valpolicella, as Garda Colli Mantovani authorized. In 2010, there were 2,479 hectares in Italy and 2 hectares in Australia. The variety occupies the world varieties ranking the rank 165.
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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