The red grape variety comes from the border area Italy / Switzerland, Synonyms are Durize and Vieux Rouge de Fully. She is not allowed with the variety Vien de Nus (with synonym Rouge de Fully) are confused. The variety was in the Swiss canton Wallis around the municipality of Fully widespread until the late 19th century and then went out of fashion. From the biologist Dr. José Vouillamoz 2009 carried out DNA analysis revealed that a close family relationship to the variety Roussin from the neighboring Italian aosta Valley consists of where the variety mglw. also comes from. It becomes a grape variety group in Switzerland Old plants counted. The late-ripening vine is prone to real mildew but resistant to Botrytis, It produces a spicy, tannin-flavored red wine with fresh acidity and aromas of blackberries and strawberries. The variety is cultivated in the municipalities of Fully and Saillon. In 2010, however, no stock was reported (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012