Ciliegiolo is a grape associated mostly with Tuscany but it is planted also in Lazio, Puglia, Umbria, and Liguria. The name means “small cherry” not only for the shape of the berries but also for the aroma of cherries in the wine.

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Two of the best books about Italian grapes, where some of this information come from, are:
Native Grapes of Italy, by Ian d’Agata
Italian Wine Unplugged, by Steve Kim

Additionally, you can discover the other grapes from Tuscany.       

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