||Moscatellina o Romitaggi (Ermitage) in alcune zone della provincia di Alessandria.
||End of September, beginning of October.
||Good and constant.
|Areas of cultivation
||It is common in the town of Castagnole Monferrato and in some neighboring areas of the Aegean.
||Vine of uncertain origin, probably to be found on the hills northwest of Asti.
||Leaf: medium-small, cuneiform and often larger than long, trilobata or quinquelobata; Petiole breast open, V or graffa; Lateral breasts superior to U or lira (often with superimposed flaps), lower than U or V; The flap is clearly folded to the cup, light green, opaque, with green ribs; The surface, generally not very bulky, in the basal leaves ripples along the main ribs; Teeth pronounced, on average, irregular, on one side concave sides on the other convex; Bottom page glabra.
Medium, spheroid, gray-violet color.
|Characteristics of the wine obtained from this grape variety
||From Ruchè you get a very particular product, characterized by a brilliant ruby red color and intense scent, with floral (pink) and spicy notes, which makes interesting contrast to dry, dry, tannic taste. It can also serve to produce a sweet or sweet wine, pleasantly aromatic (with notes of rose and small fruits).
||Susceptibility to adversity and phytopathy: it is considered a very tolerant grain against the peronospora; The grape matures rapidly and, when very sugary, is subject to the attacks of the wasps; The Ruchè fears the cold and rainy springs, which penalize the allegation resulting in casting phenomena.