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Synonym for the grape variety Colombana Nera; see there.

The red grape variety originates from Italy. Synonyms are Basgnano, Bazano, Bersegano, Besegano, Besgana, Besgano di San Colombano, Besgnano, Colombana and Colombano Rosso. It was already mentioned at the end of the 16th century in a work by the agronomist Giovanni Soderini (1526-1596). The name probably derives from the monastery of...

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