Two related varieties: Raboso Piave (aka Friularo) and its offspring Raboso Veronese. Very high in acid, tannins, and anthocyanins (but loses color quickly). Aromas & flavors: Strawberry, black cherry, violet, tobacco, black pepper. Best DOPs: Piave DOC, Piave Malanotte DOCG, Bagnoli Friularo DOCG.

In a nutshell

Alternative Names and Subvarieties: Friularo, Raboso Piave, Raboso Veronese

Best Known For: Secondary red grape of Veneto

Where Grown: Almost exclusively in Veneto (97%)


Vineyard Area: 1,005 ha (2,481 acres)

Denominations that use this grape variety

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