Roussin de Morgex

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Roussin de Morgex is a red wine variety . It is grown in small quantities in the western part of the Italian Aosta Valley in the municipality of Morgex . Gene analysis carried out by José Vouillamoz suggests that it is related to the Prié variety. DNA analyzes at the “Istituto agrario di San Michele all'Adige”, today Fondazione Edmund Mach in San Michele all'Adige , also revealed a second-degree relationship to the old Resi grape variety, which is native to the Swiss Alps .


Roussin de Morgex belongs to a group of grape varieties that have been able to maintain themselves in the geographical island location of the Alpine regions of Italy and the Valais in Switzerland. The following varieties belong to this group:

A synonym for the variety is Roussi .


It is an autochthonous variety in the Aosta Valley


  • Pierre Galet : Dictionnaire encyclopédique des cépages . 1st edition. Hachette Livre, 2000, ISBN 2-01-236331-8 .
  • Giulio Moriondo: Vini e Vitigni Autoctoni della Valle d'Aosta. (139 pages) . 1st edition. Institut Agricole Régional, Aosta 1999.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Sur les traces du cépage romain Raetica grâce à l'ADN ( Memento of July 14, 2006 in the Internet Archive ) by José F. Vouillamoz (in French)