(d.o.c. decreto 20/10/1995)
Small Pelaverga vine originated in a small zone comprising the district of Verduno and parts of the districts of La Morra and Roddi.
The result of its vinification is a pleasing and particular wine that obtained the DOC recognition in 1995.
The regulations impose that Verduno or Verduno Pelaverga presents the following characteristics when it is released for marketing:
Fairly intense ruby red with cherry or violet reflections.
Intense, fragrant, fruity and spicy.
Dry, refreshing, velvety and harmonious.
Minimum total alcoholic content by volume: 11%;
Minimum total acidity: 4,5‰;
Sugar-free extracts: 18 g/litre.
In the Province of Cuneo, this vine is grown near Saluzzo and around the town of Verduno. Pelaverga from Verduno, known as “Pelaverga Piccolo” is a sturdy vine with a good output. The bunch is medium to large, cone or pyramid shaped, and sparse with bluet-violet grapes. The wine produced is ruby red in colour with violet highlights, and... you can read more about Pelaverga here.