||cruina, cruinon, croba, corbina, corniola, corvina gentile e corvina rizza.
||End of September, beginning of October.
||Great and constant.
|Areas of cultivation
||It is particularly widespread throughout the hilly area of the Veronese.
||The first description, that of Pollini in 1818, indicates the area of cultivation of the Valpolicella area. Since then the vine is still spread throughout the area of the Veronese where, in the past, for its extraordinary qualities, it was also called royal corvina.
||Leaf: of medium size, pentagonal, quinquelobata; Petiole breast U or lyre, mostly open; Very deep side breasts with overlapping edges; Deep lower lateral breasts; Corner at the top of the rectangular lobe; Marked lobes, bent slightly to the eaves; Flap slightly wavy; Top page of intense, smooth, matt green; Bottom gray-green page, aracnoidea; Protruding ribs that are translucent in the upper, green, sometimes rosy at the base. Very pronounced, irregular, sharp teeth.
Bunch: medium, long, cylindrical-pyramidal, with a long wing (and in that case takes the name of "Double Corvina" which many farmers speak of as a variety), rather compact; Peduncle visible, woody to attack, medium thickness, slightly pink; Half pedicels, thin, sometimes pink; Very noticeable, smooth red-vinous; Large violet brush.
Acino: medium (mm 15), ellipsoidal; Blue-violet skin, very pry-like, thick, very consistent, somewhat astringent, with persistent navel; Melted pulp of simple and sweet flavor.
|Characteristics of the wine obtained from this grape variety
||The color of the wine obtained from the corvine grape is ruby red I mean with blue-purple shades; The scent is very intense and fine, fruity with hints of cherry, spicy notes and chocolate. The taste expresses great softness, good alcoholicity, texture, freshness and delicate tannicity, with very long aromatic persistence and slightly bitterness.