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The red grape variety (also Pollera 2) originates from Italy. According to DNA analyses carried out in 2013, it originates from a presumably natural cross between Sciaccarello (Mammolo) x unknown partner. It is related to the Tuscan varieties Biancone di Portoferraio, Colombana Nera and Pollera Nera. The late-ripening vine produces red wines with low colour and tannin content. It is mainly cultivated in the province of Massa-Carrara in Tuscany and used for blends. In 2016, 45 hectares of vines were designated (Kym Anderson).

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Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: M.I.P.A.F - National Vine Certification Service

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