Emperor (grape)

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"Red Emperor" redirects here. For the fish, see Emperor red snapper.

Emperor is a red Australian wine grape variety that is mainly grown as a table grape in South Australia and New South Wales but can be a blending component to fill out red blends. It is particularly well suited for hot climate viticulture.[1]

Synonyms[edit]

Various synonyms have been used to describe Emperor and its wines including Emperado, Genova, Genova rosa, Red Emperador and Red Emperor.

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Robinson Jancis Robinson's Guide to Wine Grapes pg 67 Oxford University Press 1996 ISBN 0-19-860098-4