|Notable regions||Calabria, Campania|
History [ edit ]
Little is known about Calabrese Montenuovo, but the link to Sangiovese has prompted considerable research. It is believed to have originated in Calabria, hence the name.
Wine regions [ edit ]
Calabrese Montenuovo was found in a vineyard in Campania, but similar grapes have since been found at several sites further south, in Calabria.
Viticulture [ edit ]
The grapes are red.
Synonyms [ edit ]
Calabrese di Montenuovo. It should not be confused with other grapes that bear the Calabrese name, such as Nero d'Avola.
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
- Alley, Lynn. "Researchers Uncover Parentage of Sangiovese". Wine Spectator. Retrieved 2007-06-16.
Further reading [ edit ]
- Vouillamoz et al., The parentage of 'Sangiovese', the most important Italian wine grape, Vitis Germany 2007, 46 (1) 19-22, ISSN 0042-7500
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