CARIGNAN

black grape variety


SYNONYMS

carignano (Italy)

cariñena (Spain)

mazuelo (Spain)


VINE

late budding

late ripening

high yielding

drought resistant

susceptible to powdery mildew


WINE

deep colour

high acidity

high tannins

high alcohol

full body

medium to pronounced intensity

blackberry, spices, garrigue


REGIONS

Central Valley, Chile

Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Sardinia, Italy

Catalonia, Spain

La Rioja, Spain

Navarre, Spain

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