The red grape variety comes from France; the name means "red" after a local dialect. Synonyms are Arhuya, Aroyat, Arrouyat, Arroya, Arruya, Dourec Noir, Dourech Noir, Dourecq Noir, Eremachaoua, Eremachoua, Erematxahua and Rouja. About parentage and a possible genetic relationship to the white variety Ondenc (with the synonym Dourec) nothing is known. Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Cabernet Franc. Camaraou Noir. Fer. Manseng Noir or Petit Courbu be confused. The late-ripening vine is prone to wrong people mildew. black rot and Botrytis, It produces a light red, acid-stressed simple red wine with a bitter tone. The endangered variety is in small quantities in the area Jurançon in Southwest France grown. In 2010, less than one hectare of vineyards was designated (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012