The red variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Biona, Brassola, Erbanno, Margellana, Mergellana, Rossara, Rossara Tardiva, Schiava della Lombardia, Schiava di Bergamo, Schiava di Como, Schiava di Varese and Schiava Nera. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Rossara. Schiava Gentile. Schiava Grigia or Schiava Grossa be confused. According to the 2000 DNA analyzes there are these Schiava game species no genetic relationship. The medium to late-ripening vine is named in the eponymous Lombardy (approved in DOC wine Terre del Colleoni ) and Trentino-Alto Adige grown. In 2010, however, no stocks were reported (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)