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Pallagrello Nero is an obscure black grape variety that is grown in Campania, Italy. The ancient variety, once renowned, has had a renaissance in the last few decades after nearly falling into extinction in the 20th Century. Wines made from Pallagrello Nero have attracted attention for their full body, soft tannins and flavor intensity.

The variety is thought to have originated in Campania, but other researchers have suggested a Greek origin. Pallagrello Nero was once a favorite of Ferdinand IV, the Bourbon King of Naples and Sicily, who had the variety planted (along with its sibling Pallagrello Bianco) in his famed Vigna del Ventaglio, or Fan Vineyard. The phylloxera epidemic of the late 19th Century was thought to have sent Pallagrello Nero to extinction, but a local grape grower discovered the variety in the 1990s and replanted it, with a handful of other producers following suit.
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Terre Del Principe Ambruco Pallagrello Nero 2009 Terre Del Principe Ambruco Pallagrello Nero

Producer: Terre Del Principe
Vintage: 2009
Region: Campania
Sub-Region: Terre del Volturno
Varietal: Pallagrello Nero (100%)
Color: Red

Our Price: $39.99
Terre Del Principe Castello Delle Femmine 2012 Terre Del Principe Castello Delle Femmine

Producer: Terre Del Principe
Vintage: 2012
Region: Campania
Sub-Region: Terre del Volturno
Varietal: Casavecchia (50%), Pallagrello Nero (50%)
Color: Red

Our Price: $29.99

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Terre Del Principe Vigna Piancastelli 2010 Terre Del Principe Vigna Piancastelli

Producer: Terre Del Principe
Vintage: 2010
Region: Campania
Sub-Region: Terre del Volturno
Varietal: Pallagrello Nero, Casavecchia
Color: Red

Our Price: $50.99

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