Wine Grapes Database - Quattrocalici

The Nerello Cappuccio Grape Variety

    The Nerello Cappuccio grape is a Black berry variety and is mostly grown in Sicily region(s). The Nerello Cappuccio grapes are also widely present in a bigger area which includes Sicily, Calabria regions as well. The Nerello Cappuccio grape belongs to the Local varieties group. The wine made from the Nerello Cappuccio grapes is ruby red and its taste is basically vinous, fruity, full bodied.

    Nerello Cappuccio grape

    Nerello Cappuccio Variety main information

      Berry colorBlack berry
      Vine categoryLocal varieties
      Registration year1970
      Authorized regionsCalabria, Sicily

      Nerello Cappuccio ampelographic description

      Leaf descriptors

      medium, big sized, wedge-shaped shape, with entire leaf, three lobes.

      Grape descriptors

      dense, medium, cylindrical, conical.

      Berry descriptors

      medium, spheroidal shape, thick, medium bloom and with blue-black skin.

      Nerello Cappuccio Wine Features

      The wine obtained from the Nerello Cappuccio grapes has ruby red colour. Its taste is vinous, fruity, full bodied.