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Perricone

 

Synonyms: Cattarato rouge, Guarnaccia Nera, Nieddara, Niuru, Perricone Nera, Perricone Nero, Perricone noir, Picnatelo, Pignateddu, Pignatelle, Pignatello, Pirricone nera, Quarnaccia and Tuccarino di Catania,‘Pirricuni’,‘Tuccarinu

Perricone is a Sicilian Indigenous Red Grape Variety.

The grape is permitted in: Contea di Sclafani DOC , Delia Nivolelli DOC , Eloro DOC, Monreale DOC

The wines obtained from Perricone are said to be full-bodied, deeply colored and with high alcoholic content.

Provinces where it is most used are Trapani, Palermo, Agrigento, Caltanissetta