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Synonymous with the grape variety Sangiovese; look there.

The red grape variety comes from Italy, There are over 80 synonyms that testify 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, Nerello, Nerello Nellielluccio, Niella 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 Sino 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 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 antique To indicate the origin of the vine. According to a non-verifiable hypothesis, an ancestor is said to already have the Etruscans be known. In any case, it is one of the most important Italian leading 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....

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