Avanà [ah-VAH-nah]

Avanà is perhaps a mutant variety of Gamay (Vert). It is also known as Troyen in France. It is primarily grown in the Piedmont region of Italy where a varietal wine with intense violet-ruby color, peppery aroma tones and good acid/tannic structure is produced. It is also blended with Avarengo and Neretto wines to produce the local Ramiè wine in the Pinerolese DOC.

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