Schiava Grossa

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Grape variety Schiava Grossa
Synonyms schiavone, uva meranese, grossvernatsch, frankenthal, frankenthaler, trollinger.
Grape colour Red grape
Variety Autochthonous
Vigour Excellent
Ripening Second half of September.
Productivity Abundant and constant; It is cultivated on dry soils and sunny locations.
Areas of cultivation It is particularly widespread in Trentino-Alto Adige.
History Around the 13th century slaves were defined as those vines which, unlike the "maiores" or "maroche" raised high, were cultivated on low stumps along the rows and tied together. With this name, very different vines were indicated. This particular vine, "gentle slave of Tyrol", appears in Molon's work (1906) and according to Rigotti (1932) it is native to South Tyrol.
Ampelographic features Leaf: large, pentagonal, trilobate; V-shaped pectoral breast with superimposed edges; Medium-deep upper side breasts with overlapping edges; Lower side nieces absent or just mentioned; Corner at the top of the median lobe; straight; Lobes bent, not very marked; Flaps thick, slightly rigid, wavy; Top green, opaque, bollosa; Bottom bottom, light green, glabra, with light ribbing on the ribs, which are green and average flashy. Moderately pronounced, irregular teeth with convex margins, mucronates. Bunch: medium length (approx. 15 cm), large, cylindrical, truncated, winged, compact; Thin pedicel, herbaceous, long; Medium, green pedicels; Evident look, greenish green; Short brush, rosé. Acino: large, irregular spheroid; Pruinose, blue-black, tender, medium-thick, slightly tannic, with persistent navel, somewhat embittered; Liquorice pulp, simple flavor.
Characteristics of the wine obtained from this grape variety The wine obtained from the large slave grape is ruby ​​red, clear. On the palate it is fruity, fresh, vinous.
Notes Resistance to diseases and other adversities: a little sensitive to deworming, but above all to ojidium and, in wet vines, to rot; Is also attacked by tignoles.

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Red still
Abbazia di Novacella
DOC Alto Adige Santa Maddalena, 10% Lagrein, 90% Schiava Grossa
12.50%, 0,75 l
Price CHF 18.68
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