The red 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 the parentage and a possible genetic relationship to the white variety Ondenc (with synonym Dourec) nothing is known. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Cabernet Franc. Camaraou Noir. Fer. Manseng Noir or Petit Courbu be confused. The late-ripening vine is prone to wrong mildew. black rot and Botrytis, It produces a light red, acid-weighted simple red wine with a bitter note. The endangered variety is in small quantities in the range Jurançon in Southwest France grown. In 2010, less than one hectare of vineyards were reported (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012