It is grown in the Emilia-Romagna region, especially in the Provinces of Reggio Emilia and Parma. It has recently spread to some areas in southern Italy for its vigour, yield and adaptability to different environments.
CULTIVATED AREA IN ITALY
Bud-burst period: everage.
Yield: abundant and constant.
the variety is fairly homogeneous, the differences concerning the more-or-less evident presence of green millerandage and cluster compactness. The bud, with an expanded apex, is bronze-vinous and pubescent. The large, three-lobed or almost whole leaves, of a dark green color, are wavy and slightly blistered with bronze-purple veins at the base and have an open V- or U-shaped petiolar sinus. The underside is wooly. The medium-sized, cylindrical, winged cluster holds a medium-sized, sub-rounded berry, with a skin that is thick and rich in anthocyanins. The slightly fleshy pulp has a simple, acidulous flavour.
vine of excellent vigour and good fertility with long shoots and upright growth habit. It prefers soils that are fresh or with a certain amount of natural or induced humidity. It shows great adaptability to climate conditions.
Training system and pruning:
it requires expanded training systems and medium-long pruning. It adapts to training systems set up for greater mechanisation too.
Susceptibility to diseases and adverse conditions:
it gives an intensely coloured, dry, full-bodied, fresh wine which can also be used in blends. If bottled young, it gives a colorful, sweet and sparkling wine.
Clones in propagation:
Lambrusco Maestri VCR1, CAB6, CAB16.
Origin: Salvaterra (RE)
Registration year: 1995
—●— Variety everage