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Humagne Rouge

Synonym for the grape variety Cornalin; see there.

The red grape variety comes from the Aosta Valley in Italy on the Swiss border. The name probably derives from "corniolo", the Italian name for the cornelian cherry. Synonyms are Broblanc, Cornallin, Corniola, Cargnola(Italy); Cornalin d'Aoste, Cornalino, Humagne Rouge(Switzerland). Although synonyms or morphological similarities seem to indicate this, it should not be confused with the varieties Olivette Noire (Corniola Nera), Petit Rouge or Rouge du Pays...

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