Grechetto

  • Grape
  • greh-ketto

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 Melon

  • Strawberry

  • Wild Flowers

  • Sea Shell

Taste Profile

  • Bone-Dry
  • Medium-Light Body
  • Low/None Tannin
  • Medium-High Acidity
  • 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold
    45–55°F / 7–13°C
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability3-5 years
  • Avg Price $12.00

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.

Also Try

Get The Book

Your visual guide to the world of wine. Wine Folly: Magnum Edition is the perfect companion on your adventure into wine. Now, with over 2x the content of the first, best-selling edition.

BUY BOOK

Get Our Free Wine 101 Guide!

Get Our Free Wine 101 Guide!