The red variety (also Sangiovese Grosso) is one clone or a variety of Sangiovese, It was probably built in the area of Montepulciano in the early 18th century Tuscany Selected, where it occurs exclusively today. The vine is said to be very different from the tanning richness of other Sangiovese varieties. The long-held view of a better quality, but today no longer considered correct, because DNA standard it does not differ at all. Strictly speaking, Prugnolo Gentile is just one of the countless ones Synonyms, The name Prugnolo Gentile is included in the DOC / DOCG regulations for Rosso di Montepulciano. Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Vin Santo di Montepulciano called.
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