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Name (also Flétri sur souche = withered on the vine) for a sweet wine from the Swiss canton Wallis, It must be made from overripe grapes, shriveled on the stick (rosinated) with a theoretical alcoholic strength of at least 13% vol. There are no requirements for the condition of the grapes (eg Botrytis ). The addition of alcohol, sugar or concentrated grape must is not allowed. It will be the varieties Amigne, Hermitage ( Marsanne ), Païen (Savagnin Blanc = Traminer ) Arvine. Pinot Gris and Sylvaner either varietal or used in blending. The previously common names mi-flétri or semi-flétri (semi-dry) are not allowed. The designation is also in the neighboring one aosta Valley common. A Flétri is roughly equivalent to one Beerenauslese or Trockenbeerenauslese, See also below Passerillé and Passito,

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