Grechetto


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The primary grape in Italy’s well-known Orvieto wines from Umbria and Lazio. This white fuller in body and if you close your eyes, it will remind you of rosé!

Primary Flavors

  • White Peach
  • Honeydew
  • Strawberry
  • Wild Flowers
  • Seashell

Taste Profile

Bone-dry

Medium-light Body

None Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

Grechetto may grow in the land-locked province of Umbria but that doesn’t preclude it from pairing excellently with Tuna and other steak-like seafare.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly