Molinara is a red grape variety grown in the lowlands of Verona. It is used to add acidity to the blends Valpolicella and Bardolino made with Corvina and Rondinella.
Veneto: Bardolino Superiore, Bardolino, Valpolicella
Viticulture and winemaking
Its leaf is medium to large, slightly elongated, three-lobed; medium cluster, elongated pyramidal shaped, with one or two short wings, rather sparse, medium berry, spherical or slightly elongated, purplish-red skin, firm and thick. Well suited to hilly terrain, well exposed and ventilated, is bred with a pergola Veronese. Cannot bear botrytis and sour rot, but resists mildew and downy mildew.