Wine Grapes Database - Quattrocalici

The Carricante Grape Variety

    The Carricante grape is a white berry variety and is mostly grown in Sicily region(s). The Carricante grapes are also widely present in a bigger area which includes Sicily regions as well. The Carricante grape belongs to the Indigenous varieties group. The wine made from the Carricante grapes is and its taste is basically grassy, fragrant, floral.

    Carricante grape

    Carricante Variety main information

      Berry colorwhite berry
      Vine categoryIndigenous varieties
      Registration year1970
      Authorized regionsSicily

      Carricante ampelographic description

      Leaf descriptors

      medium sized, circular, pentagonal shape, with three, five lobes.

      Grape descriptors

      medium, loose, medium, conical, with 0-1 wing(s).

      Berry descriptors

      medium, ellipsoid shape, medium bloom and with green-yellow skin.

      Carricante Wine Features

      The wine obtained from the Carricante grapes has colour. Its taste is grassy, fragrant, floral.

      Featured Wine appellations for the Carricante variety

      Appellation nameTypeRegion
      Etna DOCDOCSicily
      Sicilia DOCDOCSicily