Synonymous (also Tignolo Sointovese) for the grape variety Sangiovese; look there.
The red grape comes from Italy. There are over 80 Synonyms that testify to the age and wide spread, especially in Italy. Some are Brunelletto, Brunello, Cacchiano, Calabrese, Cardisco, Cassano, Cordisio, Chiantino, Corinto Negro, Guarnacciola, Ingannacane, Lambrusco Mendoza, Lacrima, Liliano, Montepulciano Primaticcio, Morellino, Morellino di Scansano, Negrello, Nerello, Nerello Campot 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 Sangiovese Sangiovese Sangiovese Romagnolo, San Gioveto, Sangioveto, San Zoveto, Tabernello, Tignolo, Tignolo Sointovese, Toustain, Tuccanese, Uva Canina, Vigna del Conte and Vigna Maggio.
The variety was first called "Sangiogheto" by the Italian agronomist Giovanni Soderini (1526-1596) mentioned in his work published in 1600 posthumously. The name is said to be of Latin origin (Sanguis Jovis), which means "blood of Jupiter" and means one ancient To indicate the origin of the vine. According to a non-verifiable hypothesis, an ancestor is said to already have the Etruscan be known. In any case, it is one of the most important Italian Guide varieties with numerous offspring.
Despite apparently suggestive synonyms or large ones morphological Sangiovese must not be similar to the varieties Ciliegiolo, Montepulciano, Morellino del Casentino, Morellino del Valdarno, Nero d'Avola, Perricone,...