Mostly grown in Languedoc Aramon's heyday was the latter half of the 19th Century. It was in great demand as cheap table wine and has the advantage of powery mildew resistance and prolific growth rate. It's so light in colour it was often blended with tienturier varieties such as Alicante Bouschet. It's popularity began to decline when French colonies in northern Africa started producing fuller, heavier reds in the 20th Century. 

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Key Regions

Languedoc, Algeria and Argentina 

Climate Suitability

The double disadvantage of early budding and late ripening makes it suseptiable to frost, contraining it to hotter climates. 

If it's prolific growth is not managed correctly, the wines will be thin and insipid. 

Its redeeming features are its mildew and aphid resistance


Eramoul, Game Provansalskii, Brom

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