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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Pampanuto
Pampanuto
Passerina
Passerina Multiple biotypes; may be a group of distinct varieties under the same name. High acidity. Aromas & flavors: Ripe citrus, tropical fruit. Best DOPs: Controguerra DOC, Offida DOCG.
Pecorello
Pecorello
Pecorino
Pecorino High-quality variety. High acidity; high alcohol. Aromas & flavors: Apple, pear, delicately herbal (sage, thyme, mint). Best DOP: Offida DOCG.
Pelaverga
Pelaverga
Pelaverga Piccolo
Pelaverga Piccolo
Perricone
Perricone
Petit Rouge
Petit Rouge
Picolit
Picolit
Piedirosso
Grapes-PiedirossoPiedirosso Often blended with Aglianico to soften it. Aromas & flavors: Red berries, floral, tar, green herbal note.
Pigato
Pigato
Pignolo
Pignolo
Pinella
Pinella
Prié Blanc
Prié Blanc
Prié Rouge
Prié Rouge
Primitivo
Primitivo Essentially the same as Zinfandel (both are biotypes of the Croatian Crljenak Kaštelanski aka Tribidrag). One of earliest ripening varieties in Italy. High in alcohol. Aromas & flavors: Red cherry, strawberry jam, plum; sometimes tobacco, tar, herbs. Best DOPs: Gioia del Colle DOC, Primitivo di Manduria DOC.
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Picolit

Pigato

Pignolo

Pinella