Origins: Liguria (Italy, 16th century)
Where it’s found: Italy (4,000ha/9,884ac) (3,300ha in Sardinia, 544ha in Tuscany, 250ha in Liguria, and 105ha in Piemonte, Southern France + Corsica (750ha/1,853ac)
Also known as: Favorita (Roero), Pigato (Liguria), Rolle (Southern France)
Most well-known from: Southern France(Provence, Corse, Languedoc-Roussillon), Italy (Sardinia, Liguria)
Typical profile: Bright citrus, melon stonefruit, floral tones, crisp acid, medium to full body.