The red grape comes from the border area Italy / Switzerland, Synonyms are Durize and Vieux Rouge de Fully. It must not be with the variety Vien de Nus (with the synonym Rouge de Fully). The variety was in the Swiss canton Wallis widespread around the municipality of Fully until the end of the 19th century and then went out of style. From the biologist Dr. José Vouillamoz Carried out in 2009 DNA analysis revealed that a close kinship with the variety Roussin from the neighboring Italian aosta Valley exists from where the variety possibly. also comes from. It becomes a grape variety group in Switzerland Old plants counted. The late ripening vine is susceptible to real ones mildew but resistant to Botrytis, It produces a spicy, tannic red wine with fresh acidity and aromas of blackberries and strawberries. The variety is grown in the municipalities of Fully and Saillon. In 2010, however, no stock was shown (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012