Terret Noir


Terret Noir is a dark-skinned wine grape grown primarily in the Rhône valley region of France. It is a permitted blending grape for Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Like the related Terret Gris and Terret Blanc, the vine tends to bud late and grow vigorously. Terret Noir produces a light color wine that is perfumed and tart.

In 2007, there were 189 hectares (470 acres) of Terret Noir in France.


Grape Colour: Black
Also called: Terre Chernyi, Terret Bourret and Terret du Pays
Origin: France
Major regions: Rhône valley
Notable wines: Châteauneuf-du-Pape