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The red grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Ancellotta di Massenzatico, Ancellotti, Lancellotta, Lancelotta and Uino. She was a crossing partner in the new breeding Galotta, The late-ripening vine produces dark-colored, fruity rather acid-poor red wines. It is mainly grown in Emilia-Romagna, where it is used for the production of RTK (Rectified grape must concentrate) and as teinturier (Color enhancer) the light colored Lambrusco varieties is used. The variety is here in the DOC wines Colli di Faenza. Colli di Rimini. Colli di Scandiano e di Canossa. Lambrusco Salamino di Santa Croce. Modena and Reggiano authorized. There are also additional areas in the regions Apulia. Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Lombardy (DOC wine Lambrusco Mantovano ) Piedmont. Veneto and Sardinia, The Italian acreage totals 4,343 hectares. There are also other stocks in Argentina (302 ha), Brazil (99 ha) and the Switzerland (19 ha). In 2010, the variety occupied a total of 4,774 hectares of vineyards. It is in the world varieties ranking at rank 113.

Ancellotta - grape and leaf

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service

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