You are using an old browser that may not function as expected. For a better, safer browsing experience, please upgrade your browser.

Log in Become a Member


Synonym for the Mondeuse Noire grape variety; see there.

The red grape variety originates from France. There are about 80 synonyms that attest to its great age and wide distribution. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Refosco (California); Angelique, Argillet, Argilliere, Begeain, Begean, Bon Savoyan, Chétouan, Chétuan, Chintuan, Cintuan, Gascon, Grand Chétuan, Grosse Syrah, Gros Plant, Maldoux, Mandoux, Parcense, Persagne, Petite Persaigne, Plant Maldoux, Plant Médoc, Plant Noir, Rouget, Savouette, Savoyan, Syrah Grosse (France); Tinta do Rodo (Portugal); Gros Rouge (Switzerland). It should not be confused with the Douce Noire, Gascon, Genouillet, Milgranet, Persan,...

Voices of our members

Thorsten Rahn

The Wine lexicon helps me to stay up to date and refresh my knowledge. Thank you for this Lexicon that will never end in terms of topicality! That's what makes it so exciting to visit more often.

Thorsten Rahn
Restaurantleiter, Sommelier, Weindozent und Autor; Dresden

The world's largest Lexicon of wine terms.

25,898 Keywords · 46,879 Synonyms · 5,330 Translations · 31,235 Pronunciations · 179,521 Cross-references
made with by our author Norbert F. J. Tischelmayer. About the Lexicon