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Which of the following Italian wine grape varieties is named after a pine cone?

D. Pignolo

The Pignolo variety (a red grape that is native to Italy's Friuli Colli Orientali area that nearly became extinct) takes its name from "pigna" - "pine cone" in Italian. Pignolo's grape bunches are small and compact on the vine, making them reminiscent of pine cones.


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