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Rossese di Campochiesa

The red variety comes from Italy, The also cultivated in Liguria variety Rossese di Dolceacqua (synonym for the French variety Tibouren ) was long considered identical. However, this was done through 2009 DNA analysis refuted (the two varieties are still often confused). With the five white ones Rossese varieties they are not colored mutations, The vine yields red wines with strawberry and raspberry aromas for rather quick enjoyment. It is mainly around the eponymous municipality Campochiesa di Albenga in the province of Savona in Liguria grown. In Italy were in 2010 under the name Rossese An acreage of 312 hectares was recorded. However, it is not clear which variety (s) it actually is.

Rossola di Campochiese - grape and leaf

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

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