Pignatello o Perricone

 synonims: Perricone nero, Pignateddu, Niuru, Pirricuni, Tuccarinu.

 

single varietal: a purplish red-colored wine more or less intense, vine-scented, fruity, spicy, and warm with a good balance.

This grape mekes a purplish-red colored wine more or less intense, with a winey scent, and is fruity, spicy, and warm to the palate, with good balance. This typical red grape has been cultivated in Western Sicily from time immemorial. Despite the absence of written sources, it was one of the most common varieties planted in the 18th and 19th centuries in the provinces of Palermo and Trapani.

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