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Alicante de Pays

Synonym for the grape variety Garnacha Tinta; see there.

The red grape variety originates from Spain and belongs to the group of Garnacha varieties (see there for its ancestry). There are well over a hundred synonyms that indicate the great age and the wide distribution of the vine in many countries. The most important ones grouped alphabetically by country are Blauer Alicant(Germany); Alicante de Pays, Alicante Grenache, Alicante Noir, Alicante Spagna, Bois Jaune, Gamay Perugino, Granache, Grenache, Grenache Noir, Navarre de la Dordogne, Redonda, Roussillon, Sans Pareil(France); Aleante, Aleante di Rivalto, Aleante Poggiarelli, Cannoao, Cannonaddu, Cannonadu, Cannonadu Nieddu, Cannonao, Cannonatu, Cannonau, Cannonau di Villasor, Cannonau Nero Cannonau Selvaggio, Cannono, Canonao, Canonazo, Granaxia, Ranaccio, Tai Rosso, Tintoria, Tocai Rosso, Vrannaxia, Vernaccia di Serrapetrona, Vernaccia Nera(Italy); Grenache Crni (Croatia); Abundante, Abundante de Reguengos(Portugal); Alicante, Aragones, Bernacha Negra, Garnacha, Garnacha Negra, Garnacha Pais, Garnatxa, Garnatxa Negra, Garnatxa Pais, Garnatxa Tinta, Garnaxa, Gironet, Granaccia, Granacha, Granacha Fina, Granache, Granaxia, Granaxo, Lladon Aragonase, Lladon Negre/Negro, Licante, Tinta Menuda, Tintella, Tintilla, Tinto Basto, Tinto de Navalcarnero, Tintore di Spagna, Vidueño Negro(Spain).

It must not be confused with the varieties Alicante Henri Bouschet (Garnacha Tintorera), Morrastel Bouschet (Garnacho), Plant Droit (Garnacha Francesa), Tempranillo (Garnacho Foño, Grenache de Logrono), Tinto de Navalcarnero or Vidadillo de Almonacid (Garnacha Basta), even if synonyms or...

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