Granoir is a minor red grape variety native to Italy. It is found in Tuscany, but is not very common there. It is one of the many colouring grapes or teinturiers. It produces small sized bunches with medium-sized berries. It has good disease resistance. Not to be confused with the Granoir of the Valle d’Aosta which is a crossing of Gamay and Reichensteiner Bianco).

Viticulture: Small sized bunches, with medium berries. Poor vigour; good disease resistance.

Bibliography

Italian Wine Unplugged (Positive Press, 2017), p.253.