Muscat Rouge à Petits Grains

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Muscat Rouge à Petits Grains
Grape (Vitis)
Roter Muskateller Weinsberg 20060909.jpg
Roter Muskateller in Weinsberg
Color of berry skin Rouge
Species Vitis vinifera
Also called see list
Origin Greece

Muscat Rouge à Petits Grains is a wine grape for white wine that is a member of the Muscat family of Vitis vinifera. Its name comes from its characteristic small berry size and tight clusters, and from its skin colour. It's a variation of the more common Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains with a reddish colour, which in some of its synonyms are described as brown, gray or violet. Muscat Rose à Petits Grains is a further variation with lighter, pinkish skin colour.

It originates from Greece.[1]

Synonyms[edit]

Muscat Rouge à Petits Grains is known under the following synonyms:[1] Brauner Muskateller, Brown Frontignac, Brown Muscat, Busuioacă de Bohotin, Busuioaca Roza, Busuioaca Vanata di Bohotin, Grizzly Frontignan, Gros Muscat Violet, Kümmeltraube, Moscado Rosso, Moscatel Gordomorado, Moscatel Menudo Morado, Moscatella Rubra, Moscato Rosso de Madera, Moscato Violetto, Moscodel Menudo Morado, Muscat à Petits Grains Rouges, Muscat Brun, Muscat Corail, Muscat d'Alsace Rouge, Muscat de Corail, Muscat Frontignan Rouge, Muscat Gris, Muscat Rouge, Muscat Rouge de Frontignan, Muscat Violet, Muscat Violet Commun, Muscat Violet Cyperus, Muscat Violet de Madere, Muscateller Rot, Muscateller Violet, Muskat Frontinyanskii, Muskat Kalyaba, Muskat Krasnyi, Muskat Rozovyi, Muskat Violetovii, Muskateller Grau, Muskateller Rot, Muskateller Schwarzblau, Muskateller Violett, Piros Muskotally, Red Frontignan, Red Muscadel, Red Muskadel, Roter Muskateller, Schmeckende Roth, Tamaiioasa de Bohotin, Tamaioasa di Bohotin, Tamaioasa Violeta, Weihrauch Roth.

Some synonyms are shared with other Muscat varieties.

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