Pallagrello Nero, native Italian red wine grape found in the Campania region of Italy, a member of the Pallagrello group. Unlike Pallagrello Bianco, the other group member, Pallagrello Nero was once grown across the Campania region, but is now mainly confined to the province of Caserta. 

Viticulture | The bunch is more compact than Pallagrello Bianco’s and is never winged (while Bianco’s is).

Wine style | Aromas and flavors of red cherry, black currant, tobacco, black pepper, and blackberry jam. The wines are usually characterized by soft tannins and low levels of acidity.

Bibliography

See Ian D’Agata, Native Wine Grapes of Italy (University of California Press, 2014).

Italian Wine Unplugged (Positive Press, 2017), p.149.