The red variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Ancellotta di Massenzatico, Ancellotti, Lancellotta, Lancelotta and Uino. She was crossing partner in the new breed Galotta, The late-ripening vine yields dark-colored, fruity rather acid red wines. It is grown mainly in Emilia-Romagna, where it is used for the production of RTK (Rectified grape must concentrate) and as teinturier (Color intensifier) of 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. Other areas are also available in the regions Apulia. Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Lombardy (DOC wine Lambrusco Mantovano ) Piedmont. Veneto and Sardinia, The Italian acreage totaled 4,343 hectares. Other stocks are also available in Argentina (302 ha), Brazil (99 ha) and the Switzerland (19 ha). The variety took in 2010 a total of 4,774 hectares of vineyards. It lies in the worldwide varieties ranking on rank 113.
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures : MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service