Probably original of the Verona region, it is currently cultivated in the Rotaliana plain in the north of Trento. It has some genetic affinities with Marzemino, Syrah and Lagrein.
CULTIVATED AREA IN ITALY
Bud-burst period: everage.
Yield: good and regular.
the variety is characterised with a good variability. The bud has an expanded, fluffy, green-whitish apex with slight pink shades. The large, pentagonal, three-lobed leaf has a closed V-U shaped petiolar sinus. The underside is sub-hairless. The medium-to-large, elongated cluster of pyramidal shape has two small wings, and is medium compact. The berry is medium-sized, has a thick and coriaceous skin and a pulp with neutral taste.
vine of good vigour with drooping growth habit. It prefers light or weakly clayey, permeable soils and dry and ventilated climates.
Training system and pruning:
it requires long pruning due to poor fertility of the basal buds. Expanded training systems are recommended.
Susceptibility to diseases and adverse conditions:
in wet years it is susceptible to botrytis and acid rot. Highly susceptible to rachis desiccation. Good resistance to winter cold and late frosts.
it produces wines of a deep ruby-red colour with a slight almond aroma, good structure, medium alcoholic content, slightly tannic, with good acidity and anthocyanin content. With aging it gains the personality of a superior wine.
Clones in propagation:
Teroldego VCR139, SMA133, SMA138, SMA145, SMA152.
Clones undergoing homologation procedure:
Origin: Castel Beseno (TN)
Registration year: 2013
—●— Variety everage