The red variety was named after the picturesque on a 600 meter high hill lying city in the province of Siena in Tuscany. Synonyms are Cordisco, Cordisco Montepulciano, Montepulciano Primatico, Morellone, Primitivo, Primaticcio, Sangiovese Cordisco, Swangiovetto, Torre dei Passeri and Uva Abruzzi. The vine is widespread throughout central Italy, especially in the regions of Abruzzo, Molise and trademarks and occupies a total of 32,000 hectares. The late-ripening variety can provide colorful and tannic red wines. She is in the DOC and DOCG wines Montepulciano d'Abruzzo and Montepulciano d'Abruzzo (Abruzzo), and Rosso Conero and Rosso Piceno, (Brands) included. It is worth mentioning, but that the DOCG wine Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is made from the Sangiovese.