Traditionally cultivated in Reggio Emilia and in smaller amounts in Emilia Romagna.  After WW1 was planted in Val d'Adige between the towns of Mori and Avio in the Trentino Region. Currently is also cultivated in small quantities in Friuli, Lombardi, Tuscany, Apulia and Sardinia.

Used mainly a a second grape in making Lambrusco to make them more amabile (slightly sweet).  One of the varieties permitted with Sangiovese in red Coli di Faenza DOC.

Outside Italy is grown in Southern Switzerland and Brazil.

Synonyms: Ancelotti, Balsamina Nera, Lancellotta, Rossissimo, Uino and Uvino.

– Description from Snoother 1827684

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  • Don Guerino Red Blend Gran Reserva Ancellotta 2007


    14 months in new oakDeep and earthy on the nose, fleshy, lightly metallic, some salted plum and dried beef on the nose, a little grassiness, big wet seaweed note, smells like the bay at low tide in as good a way as that can sound, smooth, polished and deep with a leathery attack followed by a sweetly, jammy base that shows red currant and date n... Read More

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