Natural crossing of Sangiovese and Mantonico Bianco. Can have a red-orange color due to high level of unstable anthocyanins (cyanin and peonin). High in acid with rough tannins. Aromas & flavors: Red berries, citrus zest, minerals, underbrush.

In a nutshell

Alternative Names and Subvarieties: Arvino, Magliocco, Maglioppo

Best Known For: Cirò

Where Grown: Almost exclusively in Calabria (99%)

Vineyard Area: 4,214 ha (10,408 acres)

Denominations that use this grape variety

Majority Component in One or More Wines of:

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