Once upon a time there was a variety from the Aosta Valley in northern Italy widely planted in the Valais in Switzerland and called Rouge du Pays, 'homeland red', a natural cross between Aostan parents Petit Rouge and Mayolet.
This Andalucian jewel offers modern restaurants and inviting Sherry bars, not to mention unmissable bodegas.
[Grape Variety] Although there are several differently coloured clones of this aromatic, late-ripening Greek variety, most vines produce pink- or grey-skinned grapes which are used to produce white wines.
[Grape Variety] This very rare, old Greek variety probably comes from the area north of Monemvasia, an island and once an important port in Laconia, the south-eastern tip of the Peloponnese.
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