Rossese is a red Italian wine grape variety that is planted primarily in Liguria. The wines produced from Rossese are a local specialty found around Dolceacqua
Red grape variety, probably from Liguria, although some scholars claim that has been imported by the Doria family, who owned a castle in Dolceacqua since 1270.
Riviera Ligure di Ponente - pure
Rossese Dolceacqua - alone or in blends
Viticulture and winemaking
He leaves medium-large, pentagonal eptalobata; cluster of medium-sized or medium-large, pyramid-shaped with 1-2 wings, more or less sparse; berry medium to medium-small, short-ellipsoid, with medium thick skin, blue -black-purple, with a good presence in bloom. The production is affected by phenomena of casting and millerandage.
Rossese is also known under the synonyms Bianco di Nizza, Rosese Nero, Rosseis, Rossese di Dolceacqua, Rossese di Ventimiglia, Rossese Nericcio, Rossese Nero, and Rossese Rossa
Rossese is also a synonym for the white grape variety Vermentino. There also exists a white grape variety Rossese Bianco