Wine Grapes Database - Quattrocalici

The Primitivo Grape Variety

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

    Primitivo grape

    Primitivo Variety main information

      Berry colorBlack berry
      Vine categoryLocal varieties
      Registration year1970
      Authorized regionsAbruzzo, Basilicata, Campania, Latium, Sardinia, Umbria
      Regions under observationMolise
      Recommended provinces, , , , ,

      Primitivo ampelographic description

      Leaf descriptors

      medium sized, pentagonal shape, with five lobes.

      Grape descriptors

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

      Berry descriptors

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

      Primitivo Wine Features

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