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*Pacioccone (Italy/ ?) AKA=Bellone, Cacchione, Pampanaro

PADEIRO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Minho

*Pansa Blanc (Spain/ Catalunya/ Alella DO.) AKA=Xarello, Premsal

PALAS (B)

  • OLD WORLD- GermanyBaden
  • VITICULTURE-  X=Blaufrankisch & A Teinturier

PALAVA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Czech Republic(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE- X=Muller-Thurgau & Roter Traminer or Rivaner

*Pagadebit (Italy/ Romagna DOC.) AKA=Bombino Bianco

*Paien (Switzerland/ Bas-Valais) AKA=Heida, Klevener de Heiligenstein, Savagnin, Traminer

*Pais (Chile) AKA=Listan Prieto, Criolla Chica, Hariri, Mission

*Palieri (Romania) AKA=Michele Palieri

PALLAGRELLO BIANCO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Campania(Indigenous)

PALLAGRELLO NERO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Campania(Indigenous)

*Palomina Negra (Spain/ La Mancha) AKA=Listan Prieta, Criolla Chica, Hariri, Mission, Pais

PALOMINO*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Andalucía(Jerez DO.)Indigenous)/ Vino dela Tierra de Cadiz IGP.)
  • NEW WORLD- Australia   South Africa
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Abaca,  AKA=Perrum, Assario Branco, Listan Blanco
    • *CLIMATE= Excels In Continental,  +RESISTANT/ Drought
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Sherry
    • Sight: Straw/ Hazy
    • Aroma: Honey Dew, Grapefruit
    • Palate: Off-Dry/ -Body, Nutty, Citrus
    • Structure: Low Tannins, -Abv., Medi Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING
      • CHEESE PAIRING

PAMID (P)

  • OLD WORLD- Bulgaria(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Palate: Fruity

PAMPANARO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Lazio(Indigenous)

PAMPANUTO (LG)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Puglia(Castel del Monte DOC.)Indigenous)

*Pampanaro ( ?  ) AKA=Bellone, Cacchione, Pacioccone

PANESHI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Georgia(Indigenous)

PANONIA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Serbia
  • VITICULTURE- X=Muller-Thurgau & Fruhroter Veltliner

*Pansa Blanco (Spain/ Alella) AKA=Xarel-lo

PAOLINA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Alto-Adige(Indigenous)(Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT.)

PARADISA (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Emilia-Romagna(Indigenous)

PAPAZKARASI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Turkey(Indigenous)   Greece-Thrace

PARDINA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Extremadura, Andalucía
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Cayetana, Jaen Blanco
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Apple
    • Palate:        /         , Banana, Peach
    • Structure:

PARDILLO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Castilla-La Mancha(Indigenous)

PARPORIO (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Piemonte(Indigenous)(Saluzzese)

PARELLODA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Catalunya(Penendes DO.)
  • NEW WORLD-
  • VITICULTURE- *YIELDS/ Low
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Cava
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Citrus, Fennel
    • Palate:       /-Body, Green Apple
    • Structure: Low Tannins, –ABV., Medi+Acid

PARC (W)

  • OLD WORLDCroatia-Dalmatia(Indigenous)(Hvar)

*Parde (France/ Bordeaux) AKA=Pardotte, Saint Macaire

*Pardotte (France/ Bordeaux/ Gironde) AKA=Parde, Saint Macaire

PARRATETA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- SpainAragon(Somontano DO.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Bonvedro, Carigagiola
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma:
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid

PARREIRA MATIAS (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Lisbon(Colares DO.)

PASCAL BLANC (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Provence(Cassis AOC.)Indigenous)

PASCALE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Sardinia(Indigenous)

PASEANTE NOIR (B)

  • NEW WORLD- America
  • VITICULTURE +RESISTANT/ Pieces Disease

PASSAU (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Piemonte
  • VITICULTUREX=Chatus & Dolcetto

PASSERINA*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Abruzzo(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Tropical
    • Palate:         / +BODY, Stone Fruit
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

PATORRA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Douro Valley
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Mencia

PATTARESCA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Veneta(Lake Canzolino/ Valle del Sarca)

PAVANA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- ItalyVeneto(Indigenous)(Bulluno), Alto-Adige

PAVLOS (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece(Zakynthos Island)

PEARL Of CASBA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary
  • VITICULTURE- X=Madeleine Angevine & Muscat Courtilier,  AKA=Csabagyongye

PE COMPRIDO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Douro Valley
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Port

PECORELLO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Calabria(Indigenous)(Val di Neto IGP.)

PECORINO*(W)

  • OLD WORLD-  Italy-Marche(Offida DOCG.)Indigenous)/ Sibilini Mountains), Abruzzo, Tuscany
  • NEW WORLD- ?
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Arquitano, Mosciolo, Vissanello,  *RIPENER/ Early,  *YIELDS/ Low
    • +RESISTANT/ Downy Mildew, Powdery Mildew
    • ~Etymology~ From Pecorino Meaning “Little Sheep”, Referring to Where the Grape Was Originally Grown In the Mountains Where the Sheep Graze.
  • VINICULTURE-  +AGED/ Drink Young,  +AGED/ Sometimes,  +OAK/ No/ Sometimes
    • Sight: Clear/ Golden
    • Aroma: Peach, Jasmine
    • Palate: Dry to Sweet/ +BODY, Lemon, Mineral
    • Structure: Low Tannins, Abv., Medi+Acid
      • CHEESE PAIRING Pecorino(Romano/ Tocano/ Sardo)
      • FOOD  PAIRING Fish, Shellfish

PEDEBERNADE (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-South-West(Madiran AOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Canari
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Opaque/ Ruby
    • Aroma:
    • Palate:       /         , Blackberry
    • Structure: Medi Tannins

PEDERNA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Galicia(Rias Baixas DO./ Moncao)   Portugal-Minho(Moncao)

PEDEVENDA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Veneta(Indigenous)(Breganze DOC.)

PEDRAL (B)

  • OLD WORLD-  Portugal-Minho(Moncao)Indigenous)   Spain-Galicia(Rias Baixas DO.)
  • VITICULTURE- *RIPENER/ Late
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Vinho Verde

PEDRO GIMENEZ (W)

  • NEW WORLDArgentina-Mendoza(Valle de Uco)Native)

PEDRO XIMENEZ*(W)

  • OLD WORLDSpain-Andalucia(Jerez DO.)Indigenous)/ Malaga DO.
  • NEW WORLDAustralia(Perth Hills GI.)   Chile
  • VITICULTURE–  AKA=Pere Ximen
  • VINICULTURE+BLENDED/ Sherry
    • Sight: Hazy/ Straw
    • Aroma:
    • Palate: Dry/ -Body
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Low Acid

PELAGOS (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Emilia-Romagna(Indigenous)

PELA Dei VIVI (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Emilia-Romagna(Indigenous)

PELAVERGA*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Piemonte(Indigenous)(Saluzzesi DOC./ Verduno DOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- ~Etymology~ From Wold Pelare In Italian, Meaning To Peel, Referring to ?
    • AKA=Carola, Cari, Fra Gemano, Taddone,   *USED/ Eating
  • VINICULTURE- *STYLE/ Fizzante
    • Sight: Ruby/ Hazy
    • Aroma: Pepper, Currant, *TERPENE/ +Rotundone
    • Palate:       /         , Cherry
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid

PELOURSIN (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France(Isere)(Rhone Alps)(Indigenous)
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Russian River AVA./ Howell Mountain AVA.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PERLOURSIN-Eco-Geo-Group,  *PARENT-to-Petite Syrah,  *YIELDS/ Low

PENOUILLE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Bordeaux
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Pelaouille(Grave), Penouille(Medoc)

*Pentellino (Italy/ Lazio) AKA=Rosciola

PEPELLA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Campania(Indigenous)(Costa d’Amalfi DOC.)

PERDEA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France
  • VITICULTURE- X=Raffiat de Moncade & Chardonnay

*Per e Palumno (Italy/ Campania/ Costa d”Amalfi DOC.) AKA=Piedirosso

PERERA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Lombardia(Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOC.)Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Prosecco

*Pere Ximen (Spain, Malaga) AKA=Pedro Ximenez

PERGULIN (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Slovenia

*Perigord (France) AKA=Milgranet

PERIQUITA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Lisbon, Duriense(Douro DO.)
  • VITICULTURE-  AKA=Castelao,   *YIELDS/ Low
    • ~Etymology~ Meaning Parakeet In Portuguese, Referring  to ?
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Port

*Perlan (Switzerland/ Geneva) AKA=Chasselas

PERLE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Germany-Franconia(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Gewurztraminer & Muller-Thurgau

PERLETTE (W)

  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Coachella Valley/ Imperial Valley)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Scolokertek Hiralynoje 26 & Sultanina Marble,  *YIELD/ High
    • ~Etymology~ Meaning Little Pearl…Refers to Translucence of the Mature Fruit.

PERLRIESLING (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary
  • VITICULTURE- X=Riesling & Pearl of Csaba,  AKA=Gyongyriling

PERRICONE*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- ItalySicily(Indigenous)
  • NEW WORLD ?
  • VITICULTURE- *PRODOGEY-of-Sangiovese, AKA=Pignatello, Toccarino
    • *RIPENER/Late
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Marsala
    • Sight: Opaque/ Garnet
    • Aroma: Black Cherry, Musty, Earthy
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, Abv., Medi+Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Veal Paragnano

*Perrum (Portugal/ Alentejo) AKA=Palomino

PERRUNO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Estremadura
  • VITICULTURE-  X=Listan Prieto & ?

PERSAN (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Savoie(Indigenous)

PETIT BOUSCHET (T)

  • OLD WORLD- France(Herault)Indigenous)
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Sonoma)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Teinturier du Cher & Aramon,  AKA=Tintinha

PETIT MANSENG*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-South-West(Jurancon AOC.)Indigenous), Bordeaux,  Languedoc
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Alexander Valley AVA./ Adalaide AVA.), Virginia
  • VITICULTURE- *CLONES/ 573,  *BUNCHES/ Loose,  *BERRIES/ Small
  • VINICULUTRE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Honey
    • Palate: Dry- Sweet/ +BODY , Stone Fruit
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, +ABV., High Acid

*Petit Pineau ( ? ) AKA=Arbois

PETIT ROUGE (B)

  • OLD WORLDItaly-Valle Aosta(Torrette & Nus DOC.)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE*PARENT-to-Rouge Du Pays,   AKA=Oriou,   *YIELDS/ Low
  • VINICULTURE
    • Sight: Ruby
    • Aroma: Violet
    • Palate:         /         , Raspberry
    • Structure:

PETIT VERDOT*(B) “Ancient/ Historical Grape”

  • OLD WORLD- France-Bordeaux(St Julien AOC.(Indigenous)/ Medoc AOC.)
    • Spain-Castile-La Mancha   Italy-Tuscany(Bolgheri DOC.)
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Yountville AVA./ Lodi AVA./ Sierra Foothills AVA.), Washington(Walla-Walla AVA.)   Australia   Chile(Colchagua)   Argentina-Mendoza(Uco Valley)    Isreal
  • VITICULTURE- X=Balisca & ?, *PARENT-to-Tressot, *CLONES/ 400, 400.1, 1058, 1058.1
    • *RIPENER/ Late,  *SKIN/ Thick,  *BERRIES/ Small
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Often…Bordeaux/ Cabernet Sauvignon, +AGED/ Always
    • Sight: Opaque/ Ruby
    • Aroma: Fig, Prune, Violet/ Geranium/ Lilac, Smokey, Herb(Sage), Black Pepper
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, Blackberry, Gravel-Minerality, Rustic
    • Structure: High Tannins +ABV., High Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Charred Dead Animal, BBQ., Vegetable Curry
      • CHEESE PAIRING Aged/ Blue

*Petite Arbanne ( ? ) AKA=Arbanne

PETITE ARVINE*(G)

  • OLD WORLD- Switzerland-Valais(Indigenous)   Italy-Valle d’Aosta
  • NEW WORLD- ?
  • VITICULTURE- *RIPENER/ Late
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Hazy/ Golden
    • Aroma: Grapefruit, Pineapple, Honey, Fennel Seed, Wisteria
    • Palate: Dry to Off-Dry/ +BODY, Mango, Passion Fruit, +Saline
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

*Petite Brun ( ? ) AKA=Teoulier

PETITE COURBU (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-South-West(Gascony/ Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh AOC.)Indigenous)/ Bearn AOC./ Irouleguy)
    • Palate: Citrus, Honey

PETITE MESLIER (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Champagne(Indigenous)
  • NEW WORLD- Australia(Eden Valley GI.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Gouais Blanc & Savagnin
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Champagne(One of the 7 Authorized Grape of Champagne)
    • Structure: Low Tannins, Abv., Medi+Acid

PETITE SIRAH*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- France(Ardeche)(Breed/ Crossed)
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Napa AVA., Livermore AVA./ Red Hills AVA./ Paso Robles AVA., Washington(Yakima Valley AVA.)   Chile-Central Valley(Maipo Valley DO.)   Australia-Victoria(Rutherglen GI.)   Mexico-Guadalupe Valley
  • VITICULTURE- X=Syrah & Pelousin,  AKA=Durif(France/ Australia)
    • *CLONES/ FPS 03, FPS 04, FPS 05,
    • +CROSSED/ By Francois Durif(Montpellier/ 1880’s)
    • +RESISTANT/ Downy Mildew,  *VIGOR/ High,  *BUNCHES/ Large, Tight,  *BERRIES/ Small/ Petite
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Often,  +AGED/ to 20yr.,  +TERPENES/ +Rotundone, +ANTHOCYANIN
    • Sight: Full/ Black            Aroma: Plum, Black Pepper, Herbs, Violet, Vanilla
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, Blackberry, Blueberry
    • Structure: High Tannins, +Abv., High Acid
      • FOOD PAIRINGBBQ., Roasted Game, Mexican
      • CHEESE PAIRING Jack, Cheddar, Gouda

PETROKORITHO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Peloponnese(Indigenous), Ionian Islands

PETROULIANOS (W)

  • OLD WORLD– Greece-Peloponnese(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Structure: Dry, Low Acid

PEURION (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France(Langres)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Gouais Blanc & Pinot,  AKA=Troyen

PEVERELLA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy Trentino(Indigenous)(Valle dei Laghi)
  • VITICULTURE- *RIPENER/ Early

PHOENIX (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Germany(Breed/ Crossed)   England 
  • NEW WORLD- America-Oregon-(Willamette Valley AVA.)
  • VITICULTURE- *HYBRID-French-American-X=Bacchus & Villard Blanc

PICARDAN (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Southern Rhone(Chateauneuf-du-Pape AOC.)Indigenous)
  • NEW WORLD- America-Central Coast(Paso Robles AVA.)
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Chateaunuf du Pape(One of 5 Whites/ 13 Grapes)

PICCOLA NERA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy(Indigenous)(Carso DOC.)   Slovenia

*Picotendro (Italy/ Valley d’Aosta) AKA=Nebbiolo, Chiavennasca, Picutener, Spanna

PICOLIT (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Friuli(Collio DOC.)
  • NEW WORLD- Australia(Bendigo GI.)
  • VITICULTURE ~Etymoloy~ From Picolo…Meaning Small, Referring to Size of Berries.
  • VINICULTURE- Passito

*Picapoll Negro (Spain/ Canary Island) AKA=Picolit

PICPOUL BLANC*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Southern Rhone(Chateaneuf-du-Pape AOC.)Indigenous)/ Picpoul de Pinot AOC.), Languedoc
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Paso Robles AVA./ Sierra Foothills AVA.)  Washington(Walla Walla AVA.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Folly Blanche, Avello, Enrageat Blanc, Futterer, Gros Plant, Piquepoul
    • +SUSCEPTIBLE/ Mildew
    • *CLIMATE= Excels In Continental,  *RIPENER/ Late,  +DRY-EXTRACT
    • ~Etymology~ Meaning Lip-Stinger…Referring to High Acidity.
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Chateaunuf-du Pape(One of 5 Whites/ 13 Grapes)
    • Sight: Light/ Yellow
    • Aroma: Peach, Nut
    • Palate: Dry/          , Apple
    • Structure: Low Tannins, Abv., High Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Shell Fish   |   CHEESE PAIRING

PICPOUL GRI (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Southern Rhone(Chateaneuf-du-Pape AOC.), Languedoc

*Picpoul Noir (France) AKA=Piquepoul Noir

*Picutener (Italy/ Valle d’Aosta/ Donnaz DOC.) AKA=Nebbiolo, Chiavennasca, Picotendro, Spanna

PIEDIROSSO*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Compania(Indigenous)(Massico DOC./ Vesuvio DOC./ Ischia DOC.)
  • NEW WORLD- Mexico-Valle de Guadalupe
  • VNINCULTURE- AKA=Per e Palumno
    • Sight: Murky/ Cherry
    • Aroma: Undergrowth, Sock
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, ABV., Medi Acid

PIGNOLO (B)

  • OLD WORLDItaly-Friuli(Colli Orientali DOC.), Lombardia(Valtalina DOC.)

*Pigato (Italy/ Liguria) AKA=Vermentino(Italy), Favorito(Piemonte), Rolle(France)

*Pignatello (Italy/ Sicily) AKA=Perricone

PIGNEROL (W)

  • OLD WORLD- FranceProvence(Bellet AOC.)

*Pignoletto (Italy/ Emilia-Romagna) AKA=Grechetto Gentile/ Todi, Pignoletto, Pignolino

PINEAU D’AUNIS (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Loire Valley(Touraine AOC.(Indigenous)/ Cheverny AOC.)
  • VINICULTURE- +TERPENES/ Rotundone
    • Sight: Opaque
    • Aroma: Pepper
    • Palate:
    • Structure:

*Pineau de Bourgogne ( ? ) AKA=Pinto Noir

*Pinenc ( ? ) AKA=Fer Servadou

PINELLA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Veneto(Indigenous)(Colli Euganei DOC)   SlovaniaPriorje(Vipava Valley)
  • VITICULTURE- Grape Variety is Called Pinella, But the Varietal is Called Penello.
  • VINICULTURE- *STYLES/ Dry to Sweet to Spumante
    • Sight: Pale/ Yellow
    • Aroma: Jasmin, Grapefruit
    • Palate:       / +BODY
    • Structure: Low Tannin, ABV., Medi Acid

PINENC (B)

  • OLD WORLD- FranceSouth-West(Madiran AOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Gros Gros Cabernet, Hondarribi Beltran, Mauzac Noir
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Opaque
    • Aroma: Vegetable
    • Palate:       /        ,  Blackberry
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, Abv., Medi Acid

PINHEIRA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Duriense(Douro DOC.)
  • VINICULTURE+BLENDED/ Port

PINOT (B) “Ancient/ Historical Grape”

  • **All Pinot’s Are the Same Varietal Which Have Gone Mutations or Are Clones.
  • VITICULTURE

PINOTAGE*(B) “Ancient/ Historical Grape”

  • NEW WORLD- South Africa(Crossed)   America-California(Fort Ross AVA./ Fallbrook)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Pinot Noir & Cinsaut (Breed/ Crossed/ 1925),  *RIPENER/ Early,  *YIELD/ High
    • Crossed by Abraham Izak Perold, Professor of Viticulture at Stellenbosch University, In an Effort to Combine the +Vigor of Cinsaut and Pinot Noir.
  • VINICULTURE-
      • Isoamyl Acetate (Paint Thinner Aroma) Can Develop if Vines Are Subject to Water Stress or High Temperature Event Near Harvest.
    • Sight: Deep/ Red
    • Aroma: Tropical, Banana, Red Cabbage, Olive, Smoke, Beer
      • Acetone(Volatile Flammable Liquid/ Smell of Burnt Rubber)
    • Palate:       /        , Bramble Fruit, Raspberry
    • Structure: High Tannins, Abv., Medi Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Biltong             |   CHEESE PAIRING

PINOT BLANC*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Alsace(Indigenous)   Germany
    • Italy-Lombardia(Franciacorta DOCG.), Veneto(Soave DOC.)
  • NEW WORLD- America-Oregon(Ribbon Ridge AVA.), California(Napa Valley AVA./Arroyo Grande AVA./ Santa Ynez AVA.)   Australia   New Zealand
  • VITICULTURE- *MUTATION/ Pinot Noir,  *CLONES/ 54,  *SKIN/ Thin
    • AKA=Klevner, Pinot Bianco(Italy), Pinot Beli, Pinot Bijeli, Weissburgunder(Germany)
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Gemischter Satz,  Champagne(One of the 7 Authorized Grape of Champagne)
    • Sight: Clear/ Straw
    • Aroma: Granny Smith, Apple, Mineral
    • Palate: Off-Dry/ +BODY, Honey, Apple, Melon, Key-Lime
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Seafood: Fish/ Shrimp, Salad
      • PAIRING CHEESE Taleggio

*Pinot Beli ( ? ) AKA=Pinot Blanc, Klevner, Pinot Bijeli, Weissburgunder

*Pinot Beurot (France/ Beaujolais) AKA=Pinot Gris, Pinot Grigio, Weissburgunder

*Pinot Bianco (Italy) AKA=Pinot Blanc, Klevner, Pinot Beli, Weissburgunder

*Pinot Bijeli (Croatia) AKA=Pinot Blanc, Klevner, Pinot Beli, Weissburgunder

*Pinot Crni (Croatia/ Dalmatia) AKA=Pinot Noir

*Pinot Grigio (Italy) AKA=Klevner, Pinot Beli, Pinot Beurot, Pinot Gris, Weissburgunder

PINOT GRIS*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Germany-Baden, Pfalz(Indigenous)   France-Alsace
    • Italy-Veneto(Collio DOC./ Insonza DOC.)   SwitzerlandValais
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Carneros AVA.), Oregon(Willamette AVA.)
    • Australia   New Zealand-North Island(Waitaki Valley)   Argentina-Mendoza(Uco Valley)
  • VITICULTURE- *MUTATION-of-Pinot Noir/ Color Variation,  *CLONES/ 52,, 457, 457.1
    • AKA=Fromenteau(Champagne), Graubergunder, Malvoisie, Rulander, Pinot Sivi, Szurkebarat, Pinot Beurot, Pinot Grigio
    • *CLIMATE= Excels In Cool”, *BUDDER/ Early,  *RIPENER/ Early, *YIELD/ High,  *BUNCHES/ Turn Reddish if Left to Over Ripen, *SKIN/ Thin  
  • VINICULTURE- *STYLES/ Botrytis,  +AGED/ Drink Young,  +PHENOLIC
      • +BLENDED/ Champagne(One of the 7 Authorized Grape of Champagne)
    • Sight: Pale/ Straw
    • Aroma: Pear, Melon, Almond, Mineral, Stale Beer
    • Palate: Dry-Sweet/ +BODY, Apple, Grassy
    • Structure: Low Tannins, –ABV., Medi-Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Lake Fish, Shell Fish, Thai Food, Salt & Pepper Squid, Pulled Pork
      • CHEESE PAIRING Smoked, Goat, Gouda, Creamy Brie, Mild Cheddar
    • Californiavs.Central Europe
      • *RIPENER/ Early +BODY, Oily Texture, Floral Spicy, -Acidity

PINOT LIEBAULT (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Burgundy(Gevrey Chambertin AOC./ Beaujolais AOC.)

*Pinot Madeleine (France) AKA=Fruhburgunder, Clevner

PINOT MEUNIER*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Champagne(Marne Valley)
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Carneros AVA.)   Australia(Hilltops GI.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Mullerrebe, Samtrot, Schwarzriesling
    • +RESISTANT/ Frost,  *BUDDER/ Late,  *RIPENER/ Early,  *LEAVES/ Silvery-Grey
  • VINICULTURE-  +BLENDED/ Champagne(One of the 7 Authorized Grape of Champagne)
    • Sight: Hazy
    • Aroma: Cherry, Spice, Earthy, Floral
    • Palate: Dry/ Body, Strawberry, Spicy
    • Structure: Medi Tans, Abv., Medi+Acid

*Pinot Nero (Italy) AKA=Pinot Noir, Spatburgunder

PINOT NOIR*(B) Ancient/ Historical Grape

  • OLD WORLD- France-Burgundy(Gevrey Chambertin AOC.)Indigenous)
    • Italy-Alto Adige, Sicilia   Austria   England
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Russian River AVA.), Oregon(Dundee AVA.), New York
    • New Zealand-South Island(Central Otago)    ChileAconcagua(Casablanca)   Argentina-Patagonia(Rio Negro)   Australia
  • VITICULTURE- X= ? & ?,  *PARENT-to-Chardonnay, Gamay
    • AKA=Auvernaut, Pineau de Bourgogne, Pinot Nero, Spatburgunder
    • *CLONES/ Over 1,000 Registered Clones…79, 95, Abel, Dijon(113, 114, 115, 165, 236, 375, 386, 459, 521, 521.1, 665, 667, 667.1, 743, 777, 777.1, 828, 828.1, 927, 943), Elite, Mount Eden, Martini, Pommard 5, Swan, Wadenswil
    • *MUTATIONS: Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot Meunier
    • *Generally– Doesn’t Live Past 60 Years
    • +SUSCEPTIBLE/ Pierces’s Disease, Botrytis, Powdery Mildew, Sun Burn, Mutation, Oxygen & So2
    • *CLIMATE= Excels In Cool/ Maritime, *BUDDER/ Early,  *RIPENER/ Early,  *SKIN/ Thin,  -Finicky
    • Vine-Training*Generally– Spur-Pruned, Cordon Trained
    • ~Etymology~ Meaning Black Pine-Cone In French…Refers to the Shape of the Bunches.
  • VINICULTURE-  +TERPENES/ Rotundone
      • +USED+BLENDED/ Dole, RoseChampagne(One of the 7 Authorized Grape of Champagne)
    • Sight: Hazy/ Ruby
    • Aroma: Ripe Cherry, Musty, Tar, Mushroom
    • Palate: Dry/ Body, Cola, Plum
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, Abv., Medi+Acid, (Long)
      • FOOD PAIRING Roast Chicken, Pork, Grilled Salmon
      • CHEESE PAIRING Brie, Havarti
    • Burgundy vs. California
      • *Generally– Less-Ripe Fruit, More Earthy, +Acidity, Ripens Later.
  • CULTURE- FESTIVALS~ ~International Pinot Noir Celebration~ (July/ McMinnville, Oregon)
  • DEREK’S FAVORITE EXPRESSIONS Of PINOT NOIRS
    • CRITERIA Typicity, Quality, General Overall Style of a Region, Personal Preference
      1. Giverny Chambertin,  Cote Nuit, Burgundy
      2. Willamette Valley AVA., Oregon
      3. Santa Rita Hills AVA., California
      4. Russian River AVA., California
      5. Central Otago, New Zealand 
      6. Alto Adige DOC., Italy
      7. Platz, Germany

*Pinot Sivi (Croatia) AKA=Pinot Gri, Pinot Grigio, Fromenteau, Graubergunder, Malvoisie, Rulander, Szurkebarat, Pinot Beurot

PINTOSA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Minho(Braga/ Lima)

*Piquepoul (France) AKA=Enrageat Blanc, Folle Blanche, Futterer, Gros Plant

PIQUEPOUL NOIR (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Southern Rhone Valley(Vaucluse IGP./ Chateaneuf-du-Pape AOC.), Languedoc(Minervois AOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Picpoul Noir

PIRENE (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Catalunya(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Citrus, Floral
    • Palate:
    • Structure:

PIZZUTELLA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Lazio(Rome)
  • VITICULTURE- +USED/ Eating

*Plan du Rhin (Switzerland/ Valais) AKA=Johannisberg, Sylvaner

PLANINKA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Slovenia

PLANT De CHAUDEFONDS (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Loire Valley(Chaudefonds-Sur-Yaon(Indigenous)
  • NEW WORLD- Chile

PLANT DROIT (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France(Vaucluse)

PLANTA FINA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Valencia(Indigenous)
  • NEW WORLD- South Africa
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Damaschino, Spagnol

PLANTA NOVA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Valencia(Utiel-Requena DO.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Coma, Tardana

*Plant de Graisse (France) AKA=Graisse(Armagnac)

*Plant de Trois (France) AKA=Aligote

PLANTET (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Loire Valley

PLANTSCHER (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Switzerland-Valais(Indigenous)

PLASSA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Piemonte(Saluzzesi DOC.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Scarlattino

PLANTANI (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Aegean Island(Santorini)Indigenous)

PLAVAC MALI*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia-Dalmatia(Hvar(Indigenous)/ Postup/ Dingac)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Dabrocic & Crljenak Kastelanski/ Tribidrag
  • VINICULTURE- +AGED/ Often
    • Sight: Deep/
    • Aroma: Blackberry, Oak, Pepper, Leather
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, Cherry
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, +ABV., Medi+Acid

PLAVAI (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Moldova(Indigenous)

PLAVEC ZUTI (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia-Zagreb(Indigenous)   Slovenia-Posavje

PLAVINA*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Slovenia-Primorska Hrvatska(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Tribidrag
    • Sight: Turbid/ Mahogany
    • Aroma: Oak, Must, Prune
    • Palate: Off-Dry/ +BODY
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, +ABV., Medi Acid, (Long)

PLECHISTIK (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Russia

*Ploussard (France) AKA=Poulsard

PLYTO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Aegean Islands(Crete(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Green Apple, Grass, Lemon
    • Palate:        /          , Pineapple
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

*Pocalza (Italy) AKA=Schioppetino, Ribolla Nera

PODAROK MAGARACHA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Ukraine
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Rkatsiteli

POKALCA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Slovenia

POLJSAKICA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Slovenia

POLLERA NERO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Liguria(Indigenous)(Colli di Luni DOC./ Cinque Terra DOC.)
  • VITICULTURE*PROGENY-of-Mammolo

POMELLA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Veneta

PORTAN (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Languedoc(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Garnacha & Portugieser

*Portugizac (Croatia) AKA=Blauer Portugieser, Kakoporto, Portugieser

*Portugieser (Hungary) AKA=Blauer Portugieser, Kakoporto

*Portugais Bleu ( ? ) AKA=Blauer Portugieser, Kakoporto, Portugieser

POSIP BIJELI*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia-Dalmatia(Hvar(Indigenous)/ Korcula Island)
  • NEW WORLD- ?
  • VITICULTURE-  X=Zlatarica Blatska Bijeli & Bratkovina Bijeli
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Clear/ Gold
    • Aroma: Tropical, Lemon, Stone
    • Palate: Off-Dry/ +BODY
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, +Abv., Medi Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Shrimp, White Fish

*Posipel (Croatia) AKA=Furmit, Moslavac

POTAMISSI (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Aegean Isalnds(Santorini)Indigenous)

POULSARD NOIR*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-Jura(Cotes du Jura AOC.(Indigenous)/ Bugey AOC.)
  • NEW WORLD- ?
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Bastardo(Portugal), Ploussard
    • *CLIMATE= Excels In “Cool“,  +RESISTANT/ Cold,  *BUDDER/ Early,  *RIPENER/ Early,  *SKIN/ Thin
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Strawberry
    • Palate: Dry/ -Body
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, Medi+ Acid

PRACA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Douro Valley(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Port

PRAIRIE STAR (W)

  • NEW WORLD- America
  • VITICULTURE- *American-X=Elmer Swenson 2-7 & Elmer Swenson 2-8

PRC (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia-Dalmatia(Hvar(Indigenous)

PRECOCE MALINGRE (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Germany-Ahr

PREMETTA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Valle d’Aosta(Torrette DOC.)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Prie Rouge

*Prensal Blanc (Spain/Baleric Islands) AKA=Moll

*Premsal (Spain/Mallorca) AKA=Xarello, Panda Blanc

PRESLY (B)

  • NEW WORLD- ?
  • VITICULTURE- *American-X=Elvira & Champion, (Crossed by TV. Munson)
    • *VIGOR/ High

*Pressac (St.-Emilion) AKA=Malbec, Cot, Prolongeau

  • ~Etymology~ Name After Chateau de Pressac In St.-Emilion Who First Planted the Grape In Bordeaux In 1750’s.

PRETO MARTINHO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Portugal-Lisboa
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Negro Mole

PREVEIRAL (W)

  • OLD WORLD- ItalyPiemonte(Indigenous)

PRIE BLANC (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Valle d’Aosta    Switzerland-Valais
  • VITICULTURE- X=Luglienga & ?, *PARENT-to-Albillo Real, Lairen, Mayelet, Primetta

*Prie Rouge (Italy/ Valle d’Aosta) AKA=Premetta

PRIETO PICUDO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Castile & Leon(Valdevimbre)

PRIKNAKI (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Naoussa(Indigenous)

*Primaticcio (Italy/ ?) AKA=Montepulciano

PRIMATICCIO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Tuscany(Indigenous)

*Primativo (Itlay/ Puglia) AKA=Zinfandel, Tribidrag, Crljenak Kastelanski

  • ~Etymology~ From the Latin Word “Primativus” Meaning Early Referring to Its Ripening.

*Princ (Czech Republic/ Moravia) AKA=Savignin, Traminer, Heida, Paien, Formentin….Ect.

PRIME (W)

  • NEW WORLD- America
  • VITICULTURE- *BERRIES/ Seedless,  +USED/ Eating

PRIMETTA (P)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Valle D’Aosta(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Prie & ?

PRINCESS (G)

  • NEW WORLD- California
  • VITICULTURE- *BERRIES/ Seedless
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Eating, Raisin

PRINZIPAL (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Germany-Nahe(Indigenous), Rheinhessen
  • VITICULTURE- X=Geisenhim & Ehrenfelser

PRIOR (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Germany-Wurttemberg
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Freiburg

PROBUS (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Serbia(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Cabernet Sauvignon & Kadarka

*Procanico (Italy/ Lazio) AKA=Trebbiano Toscano

PROKUPAC (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Serbia(Indigenous)   Macedonia

*Prolongeau ( ? ) AKA=Malbec, Cot

PROMARA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Cyprus(Indigenous)

PROKUPEC (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Serbia(Indigenous)   Bulgaria   Macedonia

*Prosecco (Italy/ Veneto) AKA=Glera, Serprina, Tondo

  • ~Etymology~ Name After the Town of Prosecco, Referring to Where Prosecco Originated.

PRUMESTE ( ? )

  • OLD WORLD- France-Corsica(Indigenous)

PRUNELARD BLANC (W)

  • OLD WORLD- France(Tarn)(Indigenous)

PRUNELART NOIR (B)

  • OLD WORLD- France-South-West(Gaillac AOC.)Indigenous)/ Tarn)
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Malbec
  • VINICULTURE- +TERPENES/ Rotundone
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Pepper
    • Palate:
    • Structure: Medi+Tannins, Abv., Medi Acid

PRUNESTA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Calabria(Indigenous)(Val di Neto IGT.)

PUERTO ALTO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Andalucía
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Cayetana,  X=Cayetana & ?

PUGNITELLO (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy(Alta Valle Della Greve IGP./ Toscano IGP.)

PUKHLIAKOVSKY (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Russia-Rostov(Indigenous)

PULES (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Albania(Indigenous)

*Pulcinculo (Italy/ Montepulciano) AKA=Grechetto Gentile/ Todi, Pignoletto, 

  • ~Etymology~ “Pulcinculo” Meaning Flea In the Ass In Italian…Refers to Black Dot On Bottom of Berry.

*Putzscheere (Germany) AKA=Green Hungarian, Butschera



Q


QUAGLIANO (R)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Piemonte(Indigenous)(Saluzzesi DOC.)

QUAIRA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Veneta(Indigenous)

QUEBRANTA (B)

  • NEW WORLD- Peru
  • VITICULTURE- X=Listan Prieto & Negramoll
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Pisco

QUEROL (R)

  • OLD WORLD- SpainCatalunya(Costes del Segre DO.)
  • VITICULTURE- ~Etymology~ Named After Village of Querol In Catalunya.


**Refer to “BIBLIOGRAPHY/ SOURCES” For Details On Scholarly Works Referenced