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Prié rouge

Prié rouge

The Prié rouge vine is native of the Aosta Valley, also known as Prëmetta and it is believed to have originated from a mutation of the Prié blanc.

Currently, this grape with a pink berry, after risking extinction, it is being replanted and occupies a fairly narrow area that stretches from Aosta to Avise, with a relative concentration in the old vineyards in Aymavilles.

The grape acidity makes it suitable for producing sparkling wines, while in still wines, the rather exuberant tannin suggests a short aging before consumption.

The Prié rouge berry is pink, medium to large, ovoid with medium soft, very waxy, pinkish or sometimes purplish skin. The bunch is large, pyramidal, winged, medium compact with a medium-large, pentagonal, three-lobed or entire leaf.and an early ripening.

The Prié rouge grape produces wines with a light cherry colour with orange hues. The nose is captivating, delicate, with floral and fruity notes. The palate is fresh, full-bodied, tannic with moderate alcohol content.

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