It 's a wheat which was widely used in southern Italy for the production of flour, characterized by a yellow-red ear, of considerable size, (a height of 1.65 meters), the resistance to diseases (rust in the first place ), with good qualities of hardiness and adaptability.
The Gentil Rosso was one of the most common varieties in the early '900, so that in the '20 represented more than 20% to wheat grown in Italy. In the mid-1800s date the oldest traces with a greater spread in Tuscany, Emilia Romagna and Veneto.
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Our " Gentil Rosso " is sown at our farm, which has also taken steps to storing the product, and is ground in our mill with millstones.