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Rossese di Campochiesa

The red grape variety comes from Italy, The Rossese di Dolceacqua variety, also grown in Liguria (synonymous with the French variety Tibouren ) was long considered identical. However, this was done through 2009 DNA analysis disproved (the two varieties are still often confused). The five white ones Rossese varieties it is not a color mutations, The vine produces red wines with aromas of strawberries and raspberries for a quick enjoyment. It is mainly around the eponymous municipality Campochiesa di Albenga in the province of Savona in Liguria grown. In Italy were named in 2010 Rossese cultivated an area of 312 hectares. However, it is not clear which variety (s) are actually involved.

Rossola di Campochiese - 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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