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Grenache Noir

Synonym for the grape variety Garnacha Tinta; see there.

The red grape variety originates from Spain and belongs to the Garnacha group of varieties. There are over a hundred synonyms, which indicate a great age and worldwide distribution. The most important ones grouped alphabetically by country are (other main names in bold). Blue Alicant (Germany); Alicante de Pays, Alicante di Spagna, Alicante Grenache, Alicante Noir, Bois Jaune, Carignan Rouge, Espagnin Noir, Gamay Perugino, Granache, Grenache, Grenache Noir, Navarre de la Dordogne, Redonda, Rool Grenache, 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, Aragonesa, Aragones Macho, Bernacha Negra, Garnaccia, Garnacha, Garnacha Negra, Garnacha Pais, Garnacho Negro, Garnatxa, Garnatxa Negra, Garnatxa Pais, Garnatxa Tinta, Garnaxa, Gironet, Granaccia, Granacha, Granacha Fina, Granache, Granaxia, Granaxo, Guarnaccia, Lladoner Aragonase, Lladoner Negre/Negro, Licante, Navarra, Tinta Menuda, Tintella, Tintilla, Tinto Basto, Tinto de Navalcarnero, Tintore di Spagna, Vidueño Negro (Spain); Black Spanish, Black Valentina (USA).

It must not be confused with the varieties Alicante Henri Bouschet (Garnacha...

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