Nerello Cappuccio

Early ripening; darker in color but less tannic than Nerello Mascalese. Aromas & flavors: Ripe cherry, vanilla, coffee, minerals, slightly floral.

In a nutshell

Alternative Names and Subvarieties: Nerello Mantellato

Best Known For: Red wines of Sicilia and the south; frequent blending partner of Nerello Mascalese

Where Grown: Predominantly in Sicilia (61%) and Calabria (34%)

Vineyard Area: 508 ha (1,255 acres)

Denominations that use this grape variety

Majority Component in One or More Wines of:

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

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