Schiava Grigia | Red wine grape native to Italy, a member of the unrelated Schiava group of grape varieties.

The name | Schiava Grigia is also called Grauvernatsch. The Grau/grigia refers to the copious bloom on the berries which makes the grapes look grey.

Wine styles | Mono-varietal wines are found in Alto Adige.

Wines | Alto Adige DOC Schiava Grigia.

Bibliography

See Dr Ian d’Agata, Native Wine Grapes of Italy (University of California Press, 2014).

Italian Wine Unplugged (Positive Press, 2017), p69-70.