Carignane is a type of red wine grape that originated in Aragon, Spain. It is widely grown in the Languedoc and Rousillion region of France, as well as Italy, California, Algeria and Israel.
The Carignane grape is purple in color and high in alcohol. Wines produced from this grape are characterised as fruity and spicy. The grape is often blended with other wines grapes like Cinsaut, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot.