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In Switzerland (especially Graubünden) common name for a reddish coloured wine, which is made from red and white grapes mixed before pressing (i.e. no blending of musts or wines). However, the designation rosé is not permitted because only red wine grapes are allowed. The designation is derived from the salmon-red "iridescent" colour of the wines. Similar wines in Germany are Badisch Rotgold (Baden), Schieler (Saxony), Schillerwein (Württemberg) and Rotling

Complete lists of the numerous cellar techniques, as well as the wine, sparkling wine and distillate types regulated by wine law are included under vinification. Comprehensive information on wine law can be found under the keyword wine law.

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