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Synonymous with the grape variety Prié; look there.

The white grape variety probably comes from Italy (or Spain ). Synonyms are Bernarda, Bernarde, Bernardine, Blanc de la Salle, Blanc de Morgex, Blanc du Valdigne, Legiruela (Spain), Plant de la Salle and Prié Blanc. The exact origin is in Italian aosta Valley, where it was first mentioned in 1691. There used to be two varieties, one in the Valdigne area (upper part of the Valle d'Aosta) and one that has since disappeared in the Valpelline area. At the beginning of the 19th century, like some other varieties, it probably came to the Swiss canton via St. Bernhard Wallis which is why she is called Bernarde there. This pass is the connection between the Valais Rhône Valley and...

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