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Greco

Greco is a indigenous Italian grape variety, which thrives especially in Campania. It is one of the finest Italian white grapes, from which produces the famous Greco di Tufo wine.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

The wine made from this variety are usually lemon gold colour, full-bodied and has rich texture of honey, peach and apricot. It is characterised by the complexity of the wine, the fresh acidity and a touch of mineral finish.

Fresh Greco grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Greco is mainly grown in Campania, but also planted Puglia, Lazio, Tuscany and Basilicata. Greco is a difficult variety both for viticulture and winemaking. The variety is late-ripening and sensitive to fungal diseases. Greco grapes grow well on calcareous soils and prefer warm climates. The most iconic Greco wines are ones from the province of Avellino, under the DOCG of Greco di Tufo. Those wines are typically refreshing, crisp, aromatic with a delighful minerality and complexity. Greco is also used in other DOCs in Campania, the styles vary from lean, herbal and mineral wines to more full-bodied wines with notes of apricot and honey. Greco is a versatile variety, which pairs well with a variety of dishes, such as fish, pasta dishes and salads, as well as creamy cheeses and white meats.

Foods to pair with Greco:

Asian food
Sausage
Fish
Light meat
Salad
Fun Fact about Greco
Greco is believed to have been brought to Italy by the Greeks in ancient times.

Top Wines with Greco

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Feudi di San Gregorio Greco Di Tufo

Feudi di San Gregorio

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Feudi di San Gregorio Greco Di Tufo is a white wine produced by Feudi di San Gregorio, a renowned winery located in the Campania region of southern Italy. The wine is made from the Greco grape variety grown in the Tufo appellation, known for its volcanic soil and high altitude vineyards. The winery's commitment to sustainable viticulture and minimal intervention winemaking techniques result in a wine that is expressive of its terroir and showcases the grape's natural characteristics. The wine is dry, with a medium body and high acidity, offering flavors of citrus, green apple, and minerality. It is a perfect pairing for seafood, salads, and light pasta dishes.
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Mastroberardino Greco di Tufo

Mastroberardino

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Mastroberardino Greco di Tufo is a highly regarded white wine produced in the Campania region of Italy. It is made by Mastroberardino, a renowned winery with a long history of winemaking expertise. The wine is named after the Greco grape variety, which is grown in the Tufo appellation. The vineyards where the grapes are cultivated are characterized by volcanic soil, which imparts unique mineral notes to the wine. Mastroberardino Greco di Tufo is crafted using traditional winemaking techniques, including fermentation in stainless steel tanks to preserve the wine's freshness and vibrant acidity. The resulting wine is known for its crispness, citrus flavors, and a distinct minerality.
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Feudi di San Gregorio Greco Di Tufo Cutizzi

Feudi di San Gregorio

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Feudi di San Gregorio Greco Di Tufo Cutizzi is magnificent Italian white wine hailing from vineyards rich in volcanic soil, a discovery waiting to be made! The bottle features an elegantly ribbed design with matte glass that gives the impression of the wine gleaming from within. Cutizzi is an outstanding representation of the Greco grape variety, sourced from the Santa Paolina region, a highly successful wine-producing area in Avellino. This wine delivers radiant and crisp flavors of lemon and green apple, complemented by dry, mineral undertones and hints of crushed stone.
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Terre degli Svevi Re Manfredi Basilicata Bianco

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Terre degli Svevi Re Manfredi Basilicata Bianco is a premium white wine produced by the renowned Italian winery, Terre degli Svevi. This wine is made from grapes grown in the Basilicata region, which is known for its unique terroir and ideal vineyard conditions. The winemakers at Terre degli Svevi use traditional winemaking techniques to create a wine that is both elegant and complex. The resulting wine is a beautiful expression of the region, with notes of citrus, white flowers, and minerality. This wine is perfect for those who appreciate a well-crafted white wine with a distinct sense of place.
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Terredora Greco di Tufo Loggia della Serra

Terredora

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The Terredora Greco di Tufo Loggia della Serra is a quintessential representation of Italy's Campania region, known for its indigenous grape varieties and unique terroir. Produced by Terredora, a family-run winery with a deep-rooted commitment to quality, this white wine is made entirely from Greco grapes grown in the esteemed Loggia della Serra vineyard. Situated at high altitudes with volcanic soils rich in minerals, the vineyard provides ideal conditions for Greco di Tufo, allowing the grape's aromatic complexity and minerality to shine. Traditional winemaking methods are employed, with fermentation taking place in stainless steel tanks to preserve the wine's natural aromatics and acidity. The resulting wine is elegantly textured and beautifully balanced, showcasing notes of ripe orchard fruits, white flowers, and a distinctive mineral finish. Ideal for savoring on its own or paired with seafood and light pasta dishes, the Terredora Greco di Tufo Loggia della Serra is an authentic expression of Campania's viticultural excellence.
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