The red grape variety is a new breed between Chatus (Nebbiolo di Dronero) x Dolcetto, Synonyms are Dalmasso 16-8, Incrocio Dalmasso XVI / 8 and Valentino. According to carried out in 2009 DNA analysis has the breeding list entry Nebbiolo x Dolecetto found to be incorrect. The crossing took place in 1936 Conegliano (Veneto) by Giovanni Dalmasso (1886-1974). By the way, the two new breeds are with the same parents Passau and San Martino (1) emerged. It will be in Piedmont grown. In 2010, 21 hectares of vineyards were shown with a strongly falling trend; ten years earlier it had been 56 hectares (Statistics Kym Anderson ). Small stocks are also said to be in Argentina give.
Images: MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service