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The red grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Lambrusco Sgavetta, Schiradzuoli Blanc, Sganetta and Sgavetta a Graspo Rosso. According to in 2005 DNA analysis there is a genetic relationship with the variety Rossara Trentina, The parentage is unknown. The medium to late ripening vine is generally very resistant to fungal diseases, It produces vivid red wines, which are mostly used as a color-enhancing blend. The variety was first discovered in 1877 by the ampelographer Giuseppe di Rovasenda (1824-1913) mentioned. It is located in the provinces of Modena and Reggio Emilia in the region Emilia-Romagna grown and is in DOC wine Colli di Scandiano e di Canossa as well as in balsamic authorized. In 2010, 47 hectares of vineyards were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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