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Sangioveto

Synonym (also San Gioveto) for the grape variety Sangiovese; look there.

The red grape variety comes from Italy, There are more than 80 synonyms attesting to the age and wide distribution, especially in the country of origin. Some are Brunelletto, Brunello, Cacchiano, Calabrese, Cardisco, Cassano, Cordisio, Chiantino, Corinto Negro, Guarnacciola, Ingannacane, Lambrusco Mendoza, Liliano, Montepulciano Primaticcio, Morellino, Morellino di Scansano, Negrello, Nero, Nerello Campotu, Niella, Nielluccio, Primaticcio, Prugnolo Dolce, Prugnolo Gentile, Puttanella, Sangiogheto, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo di Predappio, Sangiovese di Lamole, Sangiovese di Romagna, Sangiovese Dolce, Sangiovese Elba, Sangiovese Grosso, Sangiovese Nostrano, Sangiovese Piccolo, Sangiovese Romagnolo, San Gioveto, Sangioveto, San Zoveto, Tabernello, Tignolo, Tignolo Sointovese, Toustain, Tuccanese, Uva Canina, Vigna del Conte and Vigna Maggio.

Sangiovese - grape and leaf

The variety was first named "Sangiogheto" by the Italian agronomist Giovanni Soderini (1526-1596) mentioned in his posthumously published work in 1600. Allegedly, the name is of Latin origin (Sanguis Jovis), which means "blood of Jupiter" and refers to one antique Origin of the vine should indicate. According to an unverifiable hypothesis, an ancestor allegedly already has the Etruscans have been known. It is one of the most important Italian leading varieties with numerous descendants.

Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or large morphological Sangiovese does not have similarities with the varieties Ciliegiolo. Montepulciano. Morellino del Casentino. Morellino del Valdarno. Nero d’AvolaNero...

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