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It has recently been discovered that Raboso Veronese was born in the 1800s from a spontaneous cross between Raboso Piave and white Marzemina; autochthonous vine grown above all in the south-eastern Veneto (Treviso, Venice, Vicenza, Rovigo).

Ampelographic Characteristics

  • posture: semi-erect;
  • sprouts apex: medium in shape, downy, whitish green with light pinkish hues;
  • leaf: medium size or more, pentagonal, lanceolate, 5-7 lobed; U-shaped petiole sinus with edges approaching until they touch; flap folded into a gutter. Upper page quite dark green, smooth, glabrous, a little glossy. Grey-green underside, velvety on the edge, bristly on the ribs;
  • bunch: large, 20-25 cm long, cylindrical, with one wing, not very compact, peduncle visible, woody up to the 1st branch;
  • berry: medium, spheroidal, slightly elongated, regular; waxy, thick, leathery, astringent, blue-black skin; persistent, clearly visible navel; loose pulp, simple, sweet, sour taste; colorless juice.

Phenological and production characteristics

Budding between the 2nd and 3rd week of April, late in ripening, it is a vine of vigor and high production. Resistance to parasites and other adversities, on the other hand it is a little subject to green millerandage, particularly in years in which the antesis is disturbed for some reason (rains, drops in temperature, etc.).