Indigenous

Grapes native to a particular place. Synonyms include autochthonous, native, and local. Indigenous grapes tend to be well suited to their terroir, having evolved over millennia to tolerate the region’s soils, mesoclimate, and weather.

Synonyms:
autochthonous, autoctono (Italian), autochthone (French), native, local
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