The indigenous white grape variety (also Amique) is in the Swiss canton Wallis grown. It may be from that of Horace (65-8 BC) and described by Virgil (70-19 BC), ancient vine Vitis sung Aminea from. Apparently it was introduced by the Romans here. By Dr. Jose Jose Vouillamoz conducted DNA have genetic affinities to Italian grape varieties in the Aosta Valley and in southern France noted. From the variety, a strong, fragrant dessert wine is produced, which is also vinified sweet. See also Old plants .