Synonym for the grape variety Pignola Valtellinese; see there.
The red grape variety originates from Italy. The name probably derives from the elongated grape shape (pigna = pine cone). Synonyms are Groppello di Breganze, Paganona, Piccolo Spanna, Pignola, Pignola della Valtellina, Pignola Nebbiola de la Sierra, Pignola Spanna, Pignolo Melasca, Pignolo Spanna and Pignolo Spano. It should not be confused with the varieties Groppello dei BericiGroppello dei...
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