Perricone – is a red Italian wine grape variety that is grown in Sicily. In the late 20th century there were around 1000 hectares/2,500 acres of the grape planted throughout the island. 
Perricone  Characteristics
  • Sweetness: dry
  • Body: full body
  • Tannins: medium tannins
  • Acidity: high acidity
Food Pairing:

Perricone matches perfectly with legumes, matured cheeses, red meats – either roasted or braised – and all spicy food.

Perricone Flavors:

Red berries, earth, herbs

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