Other Muscat grapes

Aleatico, a red grape variety grown in Italy, has been thought to be a mutation of Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains and more recent DNA profiling supports a strong parent child relationshiop with Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains. The grape has a strong Muscat odour and makes fragrant, deeply colored, flowery wines. Most Aleatico wines are sweet with a high alcohol content . Some of the better known Italian wines are Aleatico de Portoferraio, Aleatico di Puglia,  and Aleatico de Gradoli.

Aleatico is known as "Red Moscatel" in Chile. There are some plantings in New South Wales and California.

Aleatico Synonyms


Aleatico is known by a number of different names.

Muscat Rouge a Petits Grains

Muscat Rouge a Petits Grains

This grape, a variation of the more common Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains, is a wine grape that is said to have originated in Greece.
Its name comes from its small berry size and a generally reddish colored skin. (In some of the synonyms for this grape, the skin color may be referred to as brown, gray or  purple-violet.)

Muscat Rose a Petits Grains is another variation with a lighter pinkish skin colour.

Wikipedia (5/8/2010) lists the following synonyms for Muscat Rouge a Petits Grains:

  • Brauner Muskateller
    Brown Frontignac
    Brown Muscat
    Busuioaca di Bohotin
    Busuioaca Roza
    Busuioaca Vanata de Bohotin
    Grizzly Frontignan
    Gros Muscat Violet
    Moscado Rosso
    Muscatel Gordomorado
    Moscatel Menudo Morado
    Moscatella Rubra
    Moscato Rosso de Madera
    Moscato Violetto
    Moscodel Menudo Morado
    Muscat a 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
    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 Muskotaly
    Red Frontignan
    Red Muscadel
    Red Muskadel
    Roter Muskateller
    Schmeckende Roth
    Tamaiioasa de Bohotin
    Tamaioasa de Bohotin
    Tamaioasa Violeta
    Weihrauch Roth


Muscat Rouge a Petits Grains Synonyms

Wikipedia (5/8/2010) lists the following synonyms for Muscat Rouge a Petits Grains