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The red grape variety originates from France. Synonyms are Belossard, Blue Thuner, Chatille, Corsin, Durazaine, Duresa, Duret, Dureza, Durif, Feunette, Fumette, Gronnay, Gro Nuar, Gros Béclan, Gros Nat, Gros Noir, Gros Plant, Mauvais Noir, Mosaguin, Parlouseau, Pellorcin, Pelossier, Pelorsin, Pelossard, Peloursin Nero, Peloursin Noir, Plant d'Abas, Plant de Paris, Pourret, Pourrot, Salis, Spartin, Thuner, Thuner Rebe, Tinta Penajoia, Tinta Roriz de Penajoia, Treillin, Verne and Vert Noir. The parentage (parentage) is unknown. It must not be confused with the varieties Béclan, Dureza, Durif or Poulsard, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities. Peloursin was a crossing partner of the new varieties Durif and Joubertin. There is also a variety Peloursin Gris; nothing is known about a possible connection.

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