Wine Grapes Database - Quattrocalici

The Calabrese Grape Variety

    The Calabrese grape is a Black berry variety and is mostly grown in Sicily region(s). The Calabrese grapes are also widely present in a bigger area which includes Sicily, Abruzzo, Calabria, Latium, Sardinia, Tuscany, Umbria regions as well. The Calabrese grape belongs to the Local varieties group. The wine made from the Calabrese grapes is ruby red, intense and its taste is basically warm, fruity, spicy.

    Calabrese grape

    Calabrese Variety main information

      Berry colorBlack berry
      Vine categoryLocal varieties
      SynonymesNero d’Avola
      Registration year1970
      Authorized regionsAbruzzo, Calabria, Latium, Sardinia, Sicily, Tuscany, Umbria
      Recommended provinces, , , ,

      Calabrese ampelographic description

      Leaf descriptors

      big sized, circular shape, with entire leaf lobes.

      Grape descriptors

      medium, dense, medium, with 1-2 wing(s).

      Berry descriptors

      medium, ovoid, ellipsoid shape, medium thick, very thick and with blue-black skin.

      Calabrese Wine Features

      The wine obtained from the Calabrese grapes has ruby red, intense colour. Its taste is warm, fruity, spicy.