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Grechetto

Grechetto is an Italian white grape variety that is widely planted in the central and southern parts of the country.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Grechetto has a pale yellow-green colour.The wines made from Grechetto are noted for their floral, herbal and citrus aromas, and a nutty texture. The flavour profile is typically fresh and slightly acidic, with notes of lime, green apple, honey and hay.

Fresh Grechetto grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Grechetto is grown in Central Italy, particularly in Umbria, Lazio and Marche, as well as in parts of Tuscany and Abruzzo. Grechetto is an early-ripening variety and is usually harvested in September or October. Grechetto wines are usually made in a light-bodied, easy-drinking style and can be drunk young. The most important Grechetto wines are found in Umbria, in Orvieto DOC and Montefalco DOC, while in Lazio it is blended with Malvasia and Trebbiano to produce the Est! Est!! Est!!! di Montefiascone DOC. In Tuscany, Grechetto can add to some DOCs as a minor blending partner. Grechetto wines pair well with seafood and light dishes such as salads, grilled vegetables and fish.

Foods to pair with Grechetto:

Asian food
Pasta
Curry
Deep fried
Sausage
Fish
Light meat
Salad
Fun Fact about Grechetto
Grechetto should not be confused with Grechetto di Todi grown in Emilia-Romagna, which is a synoym for the local variety Pignoletto.

Top Wines with Grechetto

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Antinori Castello della Sala Cervaro della Sala

Antinori

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A classic Italian white, Antinori Castello della Sala Cervaro della Sala is a blend of Chardonnay and Grechetto that showcases the best of Umbria's terroir. On the nose, it reveals aromas of ripe melon, honey, and citrus, complemented by subtle floral and herbal notes. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied and creamy, with a pleasant acidity that carries the flavors of stone fruit, lemon, and spice. Its lengthy finish lingers with a hint of toasted vanilla.
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Ruffino Orvieto Classico Bianco

Ruffino

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Ruffino Orvieto Classico Bianco is a refreshing and crisp white wine produced by Ruffino, a renowned Italian winery with a long history of winemaking excellence. This wine comes from the Orvieto Classico appellation, located in the Umbria region of central Italy. The vineyards are situated on hillsides with volcanic soil, which gives the wine a unique minerality and complexity. The winemaking process involves a blend of traditional and modern techniques, resulting in a wine that is both classic and contemporary. Ruffino Orvieto Classico Bianco is a dry and aromatic wine with notes of citrus, green apple, and white flowers. It is a perfect pairing for seafood, salads, and light pasta dishes.
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Antinori Castello della Sala San Giovanni della Sala Classico Superiore

Antinori

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Antinori Castello della Sala San Giovanni della Sala Classico Superiore is a premium white wine produced by the renowned Antinori family in the Umbria region of Italy. The wine is made from grapes grown in the San Giovanni della Sala vineyard, which benefits from a unique microclimate and soil composition. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the grapes, gentle pressing, and fermentation in oak barrels, resulting in a complex and elegant wine with notes of citrus, tropical fruit, and vanilla. The wine is classified as Classico Superiore, indicating its superior quality and adherence to strict production standards. Overall, this wine is a perfect choice for those seeking a high-quality Italian white wine with a rich and distinctive character.
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Arnaldo-Caprai Grecante Grechetto Colli Martani

Arnaldo-Caprai

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Arnaldo-Caprai Grecante Grechetto Colli Martani is a premium white wine produced by Arnaldo-Caprai, a renowned winery in the Umbria region of Italy. The wine is made from the Grechetto grape variety grown in the Colli Martani appellation, which is known for its high altitude vineyards and volcanic soil. The winemaking process involves a combination of stainless steel and oak barrel fermentation, resulting in a wine with a complex and layered flavor profile. The wine is characterized by its bright acidity, floral aromas, and notes of citrus and tropical fruit. It is a versatile wine that pairs well with a variety of dishes, making it a popular choice among wine enthusiasts.
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Santa Cristina Campogrande Orvieto Classico

Santa Cristina

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Santa Cristina Campogrande Orvieto Classico is a white wine produced by the renowned Italian winery, Santa Cristina. The wine is made in the Orvieto Classico appellation, which is known for its volcanic soil and unique microclimate. The grapes used to make this wine are grown in the Campogrande vineyard, which is located on a hillside and benefits from excellent sun exposure. The winemaking process involves a combination of stainless steel and oak barrels, resulting in a wine that is both fresh and complex. The style of the wine is dry and crisp, with notes of citrus and tropical fruit, making it a perfect pairing for seafood and light pasta dishes. Overall, Santa Cristina Campogrande Orvieto Classico is a high-quality wine that showcases the best of Italian winemaking.
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