Time of bud burst: medium
Production: very abundant and constant
Average weight of the cluster: cluster large and elongated, semicompact
Berry: big, black-purple
Cultivation requirements: it adapts to different environments, preferring not too fertile soil and humid and temperate-warm and dry for a general equilibrium vegetoproduttivo.
Sensitivity of adversity: good resistance to drought.
Potential wine: wine of ruby red color with low acidity, enter into blended with Sangiovese to improve the color tone, which Sangiovese is lacking.
Vine introduced in Italy probably
from Spain, it spread initially in Tuscany, then in other provinces of Northern Italy, even in areas quite cold due to early ripening of the grapes. Gives the wine a deep red color, but is deficient
with regard to the total level of acidity.