Wine Grapes Database - Quattrocalici

The Perricone Grape Variety

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

    Perricone grape

    Perricone Variety main information

      Berry colorBlack berry
      Vine categoryIndigenous varieties
      Registration year1970
      Authorized regionsSicily
      Provinces under observationBolzano

      Perricone ampelographic description

      Leaf descriptors

      medium sized, pentagonal shape, with entire leaf lobes.

      Grape descriptors

      dense, medium, conical, funnel-shaped, with 0-1 wing(s).

      Berry descriptors

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

      Perricone Wine Features

      The wine obtained from the Perricone grapes has ruby red colour. Its taste is dry, full bodied, round.