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Imperial Napoleon

The red grape variety comes from Spain. Synonyms are Aledo Negro, Alicante Imperial, Alicante Negro, Almeria Negra, Almeria Negre, Almeria Nera, Don Mariano, Imperial, Marianas, Marianas Imperiales, Mariano, Moriono, Murciana Negra, Napoleon, Ohanes Negra, Ohanes Negro, Ovan Negro and Regina Negra. According to DNA analyses carried out in 2018, she is the result of a presumably natural cross between Ferral(Achladi) x unknown partner. Whether there is a relationship with the white variety Ohanes (Almeria) is not known. It is cultivated in very small quantities in the region of La Mancha, where less than one hectare of vines was declared in 2016 (statistics Kym Anderson).

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