Pelaverga Grosso is a red wine grape native to Italy. It grows only in Piemonte. It is also called Pelaverga Comune. It differs from the Pelaverga Piccolo by its larger-sized cluster and berries.

Where grown: In Piemonte it is typically found in the countryside around Saluzzo and Chieri, near Turin where it is also called Cari.

Wines: Colline Torinese DOC (85-100%). | Colline Saluzzesi DOC (min. 60%).

Viticulture: Medium or medium-large bunches. Large berries. Vigorous. Copious, reliable producer.

Wine style: Not too dark in color; aromas and flavors of pepper, strawberries and violets.


Italian Wine Unplugged (Positive Press, 2017), p.196.