The red grape variety originates from Italy. Synonyms are Blue Negron, Negron, Cecommenicolo, Cenerenta del Vicentino, Farinella, Farinello, Friulara, Negretta del Veronese, Rabosa, Rabosa Veronese, Rabose de Verone, Raboso di Verona, Raboso Friularo, Raboso Nero Veronese and Raboso Veronese Nero. It should not be confused with the Gruaja, Negrara Veronese or Raboso Piave varieties, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities. According to DNA analyses carried out in 2006, it is the result of a presumably natural cross between Raboso Piave x Marzemina Bianca. Until then, Raboso Piave and Raboso Veronese were considered to be identical or varieties. The parentage of Raboso Piave is also supported by the fact that it was first mentioned in 1679, while Raboso Veronese was first mentioned in the 19th century. Raboso Veronese was a crossing partner of the new Fertilia and Manzoni Moscato varieties.
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