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Moradella

The red grape variety originates from Italy. Synonyms are Croà, Moradella a due Grappoli, Moradella a Nodo Corte, Moradella a Occhio Rosso, Moradella a Raspo Rosso, Moradella a Raspo Verde, Moradella del Monfia, Moradella Grossa, Moradella Piccola, Moradello, Moradellone, Moranzana, Piccola, Raspo Rosso, Raspo Verde and Vermiglio. The parentage (parentage) is unknown. It must not be confused with the variety Raspirosso (with synonym Raspo Rosso). There are three morphologically somewhat different varieties: Moradella Comune (also Moradella di San Colombano), Moradella Vermiglio (also Moradella dal Peduncolo Rosso) and Moradella Croà. The vine is very susceptible to powdery mildew. It produces spicy red wines rich in alcohol. The variety is cultivated in the province of Pavia in Lombardy. There, it used to be one of the most important varieties, but the population has shrunk considerably. It is probably used incognito in the Oltrepò Pavese DOC wines and in IGT wines. In 2016, only one hectare of vines was still designated (Kym Anderson).

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