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The grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Oltremarina, Tarmarina, Termarina Rossa, Tramarina, Uva di Corinto, Uva Passarina and Uva Passerina. It was first described in 1840 by a Bertozzi as a variety from the Reggio Emilia. There were obviously white and black versions. According to 2005 DNA analysis it is not a color mutation the scarcely cultivated variety Termarina Bianca (or vice versa). Nor is it identical to the variety Corinto Nero (as previously assumed). korinthiaki ). in the VIVC catalog the dark-leaved Termarina is a mutation of the variety Sciaccarello ( mammolo ).

Termarina - grape and leaf

Of importance is only more version called Termarina Rossa . The profitable vine with seedless Reddish berries yields bodied wines with silky tannins and aromas of cherries. It was only reintroduced into the official register of varieties in 2007 and becomes the province of Parma and Reggio Emilia Emilia-Romagna grown. In 2010, 20 hectares of vineyards were designated (Kym Anderson ).

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

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