Pattaresca is a red grape variety native to Italy.

Where grown: In the Veneto region. Pattaresca was once widespread in the countryside around Padova but is now rare.

Viticulture: Medium-sized compact bunches, with medium berries. Fair disease resistance, can be susceptible to Botrytis cinerea.

Bibliography

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

Italian Wine Unplugged (Positive Press, 2017), p.272-3.