black grape variety


early budding
mid ripening
prone to coulure and millerandage
susceptible to botrytis bunch rot


medium to deep colour
medium acidity
medium tannins
medium alcohol
medium body
medium to pronounced intensity
strawberry, plum, blackberry


The North, Argentina
Patagonia, Argentina
New South Wales, Australia
Queensland, Australia
South Australia, Australia
Victoria, Australia
Western Australia, Australia
British Columbia, Canada
Ontario, Canada
Aconcagua, Chile
Central Valley, Chile
Southern, Chile
Bordeaux, France
South-West, France
Upper Pannon, Hungary
Pannon, Hungary
Basilicata, Italy
Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Friuli, Italy
Lazio, Italy
Lombardia, Italy
Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Tuscany, Italy
Umbria, Italy
Auckland, New Zealand
Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Beira Atlântico, Portugal
South Africa
Andalusia, Spain
Castile and León, Spain
Catalonia, Spain
Navarre, Spain
Genève, Switzerland
Ticino, Switzerland
Far North California, United States
Central Coast California, United States
Inland Valleys, United States
New York, United States
Oregon, United States
Washington, United States
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