Cenerente is a red grape variety native to Italy where it is grown in the Veneto region. It is very similar to Molinara..

Where grown: Veneto: very similar to Molinara.

Viticulture: In the vineyard | The berries are so thickly covered in bloom it looks like they are coated in ash or ‘cenere’ in Italian, hence the name.


See Dr Ian d’Agata, Native Wine Grapes of Italy (University of California Press, 2014).

Italian Wine Unplugged (Positive Press, 2017), p.243