The Famoso is a white grape variety that is native to the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. It is a relatively unknown variety, with a limited growing area and production volume. This makes it a rare and sought-after grape.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

The Famoso is a green-skinned grape variety. It has a medium-high acidity and a pleasant aroma with notes of apricot, gardenia, white flowers, and a slight hint of tropical fruit. On the palate it has a light and smooth texture with a medium body and a long finish.

Fresh Famoso grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

The Famoso is mainly grown in the provinces of Modena and Reggio Emilia in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. It is a relatively unknown variety and its area of production is very limited. The Famoso grape is a late ripening variety and is usually harvested in late September or early October. It is typically made into a still white wine, although it can also be made into a sparkling wine. The wine is usually fermented and aged in stainless steel, and sometimes in oak barrels. The Famoso is usually made into a fresh and aromatic white wine with a light body. It has notes of apricot and white flowers on the nose, and a balanced acidity on the palate. The wines have a medium finish and are best enjoyed young. The Famoso is a versatile wine and can be paired with a variety of dishes. It is a great pairing for fish, seafood, salads, and risotto. It also pairs well with light cheeses and vegetables.

Foods to pair with Famoso:

Asian food
Light meat
Fun Fact about Famoso
Famoso means "famous" in Italian.

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