Xinomavro (Greek: Ξινόμαυρο, English translation: "sour black") is the principal red wine grape of the uplands of the Naoussa in the prefecture of Imathia, and Amyntaion areas, in Northern Greece. Various writers have compared Xinomavro to Bordeaux, Burgundy, Barolo, etc.. This grape is primarily cultivated in Naoussa, Goumenissa, Amyntaio, Rapsani, Trikomo, Siatista, Velvendo, and, on a lesser scale, on Mount Athos, at Ossa, Ioannina, Magnisia, Kastoria and Trikala. The total cultivated area is about 18 km².


Also called: Mavro Naoussis
Major regions: Naoussa, Goumenissa and Amyntaion