Magliocco Canino

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For the similarly named and related grape variety, see Magliocco Dolce.

Magliocco Canino is a red Italian wine grape variety that is predominantly grown in the Calabria region of southern Italy. It is often used as a blending grape, often with Gaglioppo of which the varieties are often confused. In the late 20th century there was just over 1500 ha (3700 acres) of Magliocco Canino planted.[1]

Synonyms[edit]

Various synonyms have been used to describe Magliocco Canino and its wines, including Gaglioppo, Magliocco, Magliocco ovale and Magliuacculu.

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Robinson Jancis Robinson's Guide to Wine Grapes pg 98 Oxford University Press 1996 ISBN 0-19-860098-4