Wine Grapes Database - Quattrocalici

The Montonico Grape Variety

    The Montonico grape is a white berry variety and is mostly grown in Abruzzo region(s). The Montonico grapes are also widely present in a bigger area which includes Abruzzo, Calabria, Latium, Marche, Sicily, Umbria, Puglia regions as well. The Montonico grape belongs to the Local varieties group. The wine made from the Montonico grapes is straw yellow and its taste is basically fresh, fruity, spicy.

    Montonico grape

    Montonico Variety main information

      Berry colorwhite berry
      Vine categoryLocal varieties
      Registration year1970
      Authorized provincesBari, Foggia, Napoli, Salerno
      Authorized regionsAbruzzo, Calabria, Latium, Marche, Sicily, Umbria

      Montonico ampelographic description

      Leaf descriptors

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

      Grape descriptors

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

      Berry descriptors

      medium, big, spheroidal shape, thick, medium bloom, speckled and with green-yellow skin.

      Montonico Wine Features

      The wine obtained from the Montonico grapes has straw yellow colour. Its taste is fresh, fruity, spicy.