Autochthonous

au·toch·tho·nous | adjective | \ȯ-ˈtäk-thə-nəs\ : indigenous, native; formed or originating in the place where found
These are grape varieties that originated in Italy or have taken on distinct characteristics after having been grown in Italy for centuries.

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Nascetta
Nascetta
Nasco
Nasco
Nebbiolo
177822775-Barolo CastleNebbiolo Aka Spanna in northern Piedmont, Chiavennasca in Lombardy, and Picotener in Valle d’Aosta. Italy’s greatest native grape. Garnet with a telltale orange hue. High in acidity, tannins, and alcohol. Extensive aging potential. Aromas & flavors: Flowers (red rose, violet), sour red cherry, cranberry, tea, tobacco, licorice, sandalwood, truffle. Three main biotypes: Lampia (the “real” Nebbiolo), Michet (a high-quality version of Lampia with fanleaf virus), and Rosé (parent or offspring of Lampia; lighter in color, highly perfumed).
Negroamaro
Negroamaro High in alcohol. Aromas & flavors: Black fruit, tobacco, shoe polish.
Nerello Cappuccio
Nerello Cappuccio Early ripening; darker in color but less tannic than Nerello Mascalese. Aromas & flavors: Ripe cherry, vanilla, coffee, minerals, slightly floral.
Nerello Mascalese
Nerello Mascalese Light in color; tannic. Aromas & flavors: Sour cherry, tobacco, herbs, minerals.
Neretta Cuneese
Neretta Cuneese
Neretto di Bairo
Nero Buono
Nero d’Avola (Calabrese)
Nero d'Avola Often blended with Frappato. Aromas & flavors: Dark red cherry, herbs.
Nocera
Nocera
Nosiola
Nosiola
Nuragus
Nuragus Delicate aromatics. Best DOP: Nuragus di Cagliari DOC.

Nasco

Nocera

Nosiola

Nuragus