Most reliable and least problematic of the Valpolicella varieties. Ruby red color; low in tannin. Aromas & flavors: Neutral, somewhat herbal.

In a nutshell

Alternative Names and Subvarieties: None

Best Known For: Blending partner of Corvina in Amarone, Valpolicella, and Bardolino

Where Grown: Predominantly in Veneto (87%)

Vineyard Area: 2,479 ha (6,124 acres)

Denominations that use this grape variety

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