COMMON SYNONYM: Cordisco, Morellone, Primaticcio, Uva Abruzzi
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Italy
SPECIES: V. vinifera
HARVEST TIMING: Late ripening
CLONES OFFERED: 03
Information from the National Grape Registry, www.ngr.ucdavis.edu
OTHER INFORMATION: A plump, black-skinned grape popular to grow in central and southern Italy. Usually blended with Sangiovese to produce a fruity, balanced red wine due to its low acidity. Also used to produce a popular rosé named “Cerasuolo”.