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Carignan Noir

Synonym (also Carignan, Carignane, Carignano) for the grape variety Mazuelo; see there.

The red grape variety originates from Spain. There are well over 100 synonyms attesting to its great age and wide distribution. The most important, grouped alphabetically by country, are Carignan, Carignane, Carignan Noir, Pinot d'Evora, Plant de Ledenon, Roussillonen (France); Bovale di Spagna, Bovale Grande, Bovale Grande di Spagna, Bovale Grosso, Bovale Mannu, Carignano, Tintiglia (Italy, Sardinia); Carignane, Kerrigan (California); Carinhana (Portugal); Cariñano, Cariñena, Catalan, Concejón, Corcejon, Crujillón, Mazuela, Mollard, Samsó, Samsó Crusillo, Tinto Mazuela, Tintilia, Tintillosa, Zinzillosa (Spain). Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities, it must not be confused with the varieties Bobal, Cinsaut (Samsó), Graciano (Bovale Sardo), Mollard, Nieddera, Parraleta, Pascale or Tintilia del Molise.

Mazuelo (Carignan Noir) - Weintraube und BlattBovale Grande di Spagna

According to a hypothesis that can no longer be verified, Mazuelo (or Carignano) was introduced to Sardinia by the Phoenicians as early as the 9th century BC, but understandably there is no proof of this. The origin of the Mazuelo is unknown, but it is most likely the result of crossbreeding in Spain (and not in Sardinia). A suspected genetic relationship between Mazuelo and Graciano, consistent with...

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