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Monastrell

The red grape variety originates from Spain. The hundred or so synonyms testify to its great age and wide distribution. The most important of these, grouped alphabetically by country, are (the other main names are marked in bold) Mataro(Australia, California); Balsac Noir, Balthazar, Balzac, Balzac Noir, Balzar, Beausset, Bon Avis, Catalan, Clairette Noir, Clairette Noire, Damas Noir, Espagnen, Espar, Etrangle Chien, Marseillais, Morvede, Merle d'Espagne, Mourvede, Mourvedon, Mourvèdre, Mourvèdre Famellestadt, Murviedro, Plant de Ledenon, Plant de Saint Gilles (France); Negria (Greece); Rossola Nera (Corsica); Alcallata, Alcayata, Alicante, Benada, Benadu, Bani Carlo, Berardi, Casca, Caymilari Sarda, Del Reyno, Garrut, Gayata, Gayata Tinta, Mataró, Monastel, Monastre, Monastrel, Monastrell Garrut, Monastrell Menudo, Monastrell Verdadero, Morastrell, Negrette, Negre Trinchiera, Negron, Ros, Tintilla, Torrentes, Trinchiera, Verema, Veremeta, Vereneta (Spain).

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