Listing Grape Varieties beginning with P:

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VarietyColourDescription
ParraletaRedParraleta is a low-yielding, late-ripening, delicately scented native grape variety to Somontano tha...
PecorinoWhiteThe Pecorino grape reputedly was brought back from the brink of extinction. One story is that some e...
Pedro XimenezWhitePedro Ximénez (also known as PX and many other variations) is the name of a white grape grown i...
PerriconeRedPerricone, which sounds like it might be a faded porn star, or Neuropeptide Firming Moisturiser or a...
Petit CourbuWhiteA native of the Basque country where it features in the whites of Irouleguy and Txacoli, Petit Courb...
Petit MansengWhiteManseng (or Manseng Noir) is a wine grape variety of Basque origins that is grown primarily in South...
Petit RougeRedPetit Rouge is a red grape variety that grows in the tiny mountain enclave of Valle d'Aosta. On its...
Petit VerdotRedPetit Verdot is a principally used in classic Bordeaux blends. Like Carmenere it ripens much later t...
Petite ArvineWhitePetite Arvine is capable of making wonderful crisp white wines that reflect its sense of place. Nati...
PicpoulWhite‘A good Picpoul’, he expounds authoritatively, ‘should be crisp and full at the sa...
PiedirossoRedThe Piedirosso also called Per'e Palummo, because the original biotype to maturation has a red colou...
PignatelloRedSee Perricone...
Pineau d'AunisRedA red grape variety once widely grown in the Loire Valley, particularly around Tours, Anjou and Saum...
PinencRedAlso known as Fer, as well as Mansois (in Marcillac), Braucol or Brocol (in Gaillac), the grape is q...
Pinot BiancoWhitePinot Bianco, as Jancis Robinson explains, is part of the “vast family of vaguely Burgundian v...
Pinot BlancWhitePinot Bianco, as Jancis Robinson explains, is part of the "vast family of vaguely Burgundian vines w...
Pinot GrigioWhiteThe sleep of reason, wrote Goya, brings forth fools. As far as much Pinot Grigio is concerned the se...
Pinot GrisWhiteThe strange case of the flipside of Pinot Grigio's Mr Hyde, the gaunt bulimic grape versus the lusci...
Pinot MeunierRedPinot Meunier, like Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris, is one of the many mutations of Pinot Noir. The name...
Pinot NeroRedPinot Nero is Pinot Noir by another (Italian name). Pinot in Italy lives mainly in Alto-Adige (where...
Pinot NoirRedIts flavours, they're just the most haunting and brilliant and thrilling and subtle and... ancien...
PinotageRedPinotage is a grape variety that was created in South Africa in 1925 by Abraham Izak Perold, the fir...
Piquepoul BlancWhite‘A good Picpoul’, he expounds authoritatively, ‘should be crisp and full at the sa...
Piquepoul NoirRed Red wines produced from Picpoul noir (or Piquepoul Noir) are high in alcohol, richly scented, but h...
PloussardRedGrown in Jura since the 13th century Poulsard’s names are legion: ploussard, peloussard, pulsa...
PrimitivoRedThe first documented use of the term Primitivo appears in Italian governmental publications of the 1...
ProseccoWhiteDry, lemony, and bubbling Prosecco is Italy's answer to refreshing, well-made, sparkling wine. Creat...
Prugnolo GentileRedOne of many synonyms of Sangiovese or, to be more precise, the Prugnolo (plummy) and Gentile (local...

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