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Synonym (also Blue Limberger, Limberg, Limberger Black, Limberqer) for the grape variety Blaufränkisch; look there.

The red grape variety comes from the historical Lower Styria (Austria-Hungary) in today's northeastern Slovenia. There are around 120 Synonyms indicating a high age and wide distribution. Some of them are grouped alphabetically by country Gamé ( Bulgaria ); Blue Lemberger, Blue Limberger, Blaufranchis, Hartig 353, Lemberger, Limberger ( Germany ); Franconien Bleu, Franconia Noir, Franconim Noir, Limberger Noir, Limberqer ( France ); Franconia, Francoia Nera, Franconia Nero ( Italy ); Borgonja, Frankovka, Frankovka Cerna, Frankovka Crna, Frankovka Modrá ( Croatia ); Burgundy, Early Black, Early Black, Greater Burgundy, Moravian, Moravian, Moravian Black, Moravian Black Karmazin, Moravian Grape, Black Frankish, Black Frankish, Black Coarse ( Austria ); Borgona ( Peru ); Burgundy Mare ( Romania ); Sura Lisicina ( Serbia ); Frankovka Modra ( Slovakia ); Frankovna Crna ( Slovenia ); Frankovka ( Czech Republic ); Kékfrankos, Nagyburgundi, Szeleslevelü, ( Hungary ), Blue Franc, Blue French, Lemberger, Limberger Black, The Wide-Leafed ( United States ).

Blaufränkisch - grape and leaf

According to a legend, Kaiser was Charlemagne (742-814) participated in the creation by ordering the "good Frankish Separate varieties from the bad varieties of Heun. " The Blaufränkisch could have developed from this selection of the "valuable Franconian material". In the territory of the...

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