Tai Rosso

Tai Rosso is a genetic match with Garnacha of Spain (Grenache in France and many other countries), as are Alicante, Cannonau, and Vernaccia Nera, but all of them have developed in relative isolation for centuries. Light in color. Aromas & flavors: Floral, herbal.

In a nutshell

Alternative Names and Subvarieties: Tocai Rosso is apparently still the official name of this grape, but it is known as Tai Rosso in the only DOC that uses it, and its white sibling has been renamed to avoid confusion with the protected place-name Tokaji; Cannonao, Granaccia

Best Known For: Colli Berici

Where Grown: Primarily in Veneto (41%), Puglia (30%), and Marche (18%)

Vineyard Area: 655 ha (1,618 acres)

Denominations that use this grape variety

Majority Component in One or More Wines of:

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

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