The red grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Arvino, Catanzarese, Gaddrica, Greco Nero, Guarnaccia Nera, Lacrima, Lacrima Cristi Nera, Magliocco, Magliocco Tondo, Maglioccuni, Mangiaguerra, Mantonico Nero, Marcigliana, Marsigliana Nera, Merigallo, Nera di Scilla and Petroniere. Arvino probably points to the place of origin Lago Arvo in the province of Cosenza. Despite seemingly indicative synonyms or morphological She may not share similarities with the varieties Castiglione. Gaglioppo (Magliocco Tondo), Magliocco Canino. Nerello Mascalese or Nocera be confused. Made in 2008 DNA analysis the previously considered independent Marsigliana Nera was recognized as identical.
The vine yields tannin-rich red wines. It will be especially in Calabria grown where they are in the DOC wines Lamezia. Scavigna and Terre di Cosenza is allowed. To confusion contributes that Magliocco and Gaglioppo are equated or in DOC regulations often only Magliocco is specified. In 2010, 87 hectares of vineyards were recorded in Italy, with a strong downward trend (ten years earlier there were 243 hectares).