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Schiava Grigia

The red variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Cenerina, Grauvernatsch, Grauer Vernatsch and Vernatsch Grau. The gray color (grigia) contained in the name does not refer to the berries (which are blue-violet), but to the flowers. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Schiava Gentile. Schiava Grossa or Schiava Lombarda be confused. The variety is a member of the heterogeneous name group schiava, The medium maturing vine produces fruity red wines with soft tannins, as well as almonds and violets aromas similar to those of the other Schiava varieties. The variety is in the Italian regions Trentino-Alto Adige and Lombardy grown and is certified there in several DOC wines. The acreage in 2010 totaled 66 hectares (Kym Anderson ).

Schiava Grigia - 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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