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Négrette

The red grape variety originates from France. Synonyms are Albarín Frances, Cap de More, Dégoûtant, Folle Noire, Morelet, Morillon, Mourrelet, Négralet, Négret, Négret de Gaillac, Négret du Tarn, Négrette de Fronton, Négrette de Longages, Négrette de Nice, Négrette de Rabastens, Négrette de Villaudric, Négrette de Villemur, Négrette Entiere, Négrette Poujut, Noirien, Petit Noir de Charentes, Petit Noir de Fronton, Pinot St. George, Pinot St. Georges and Vesparo Noir. It should not be confused with the varieties Fuella Nera, Graciano, Monastrell (Negrette), Mourvaison (Négrette), Negral, Négret Castrais, Négrette de Nice, Negretto or Tressot Noir, despite synonyms or morphological similarities that seem to indicate it. According to one hypothesis, it is dentic with the Cypriot variety Mavro and is said to have been introduced by French crusaders in the 12th century. The parentage is unknown. Milgranet originates from a crossing Négrette x Gouais Blanc.

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