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Petit Bouschet

This red grape variety is a new cross between Aramon Noir x Teinturier du Cher. The crossing took place in 1824 (or 1829) in Mauguio near Montpellier by the breeder Louis Bouschet de Bernard. Synonyms are Aramon Teinturier, Bouschet, Bouschet de Bernard, Bouschet Petit, Colorino di Lucca, Le Bouschet, Négron de Aldán, Nero di Spagna, Petit Bouchet, Petit Bouse, Pti Bushe, Teinturier Bouschet, Tintinha and Tintorera. The breeding objective was to give the Aramon Noir more colour power. The vine is considered one of the first targeted and successful crosses of grape varieties. Later, it was used by his son Henri Bouschet and other breeders for other new crosses; these were Alicante Henri Bouschet, Carignan Bouschet, Cinsaut Bouschet, Grand Noir, Kármin, Morrastel B ouschet, Oeillade B ouschet and Terret Bouschet.

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