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Bombino Nero

 

History


 

Bombino Nero is a light red grape grown in Apulia. Some people think that it is a mutation of Bombino Bianco. Bombino Nero has a thin skin and extremely juicy pulp, which may make it a fine candidate for rosé wines.

Cultivated for a long time, this vine has unknown origins, the farmers often call the Child, for the particular shape of which echoes the cluster. It 'also known as Buonvino, easy to interpret nickname stems from the copious production and high yield of wort. It is cultivated mainly in Puglia, in the areas of Lizzano and Castel del Monte.

 

Wine regions


Puglia

 

Other regions


 

 


Viticulture and winemaking


 

Environmental and cultural characteristics and needs : It has medium leaf, five lobes; large cluster, or of compound shape with two wings, compact, large-berry, spherical, with waxy skin, thick and firm, blue. It adapts well to any soil and climatic condition and needs no particular crops.

Diseases and adversity : he discrete tolerance to fungal diseases like the ' powdery mildew and downy mildew . Suffers from the attack of the moth .

Follows, by region, a list of all DOC and DOCG is allowed where the use of this vine

Puglia :
- Castel del Monte: max. 100% (as Rose, alone or in combination with Uva di Troia and Aglianico)
- Elizabeth Bennet: 0 ÷ 40%

 

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