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Variety: Marostica IGP Cherry, Maser Cherry

Product Description Round fruit, red and very firm pulp. The Duroni variety is more firm, bigger and darker, almost black and very sweet to taste. The cherries, instead, have lighter colour and smaller shape. They can be sweet or bitter, depending on the variety. The Marostica Cherry is the only one in Italy to have gained the IGP recognition.

Cultivation area Marostica and neighbouring counties in Vicenza area. Maser and Asolo hills in Treviso.

Brief History In the first half of the 1400 we can find the first documents that witness the production of cherry in the famous town of the chess game.