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Grechetto


Two unrelated varieties: Grechetto di Orvieto and Grechetto di Todi (aka Grechetto Gentile or Rebola). Todi is the better of the two, but both are often mixed in Grechetto wines. Light bodied; high in acidity. Aromas & flavors: Lemon, white flowers, chamomile, lime, yellow apple, anise. Best DOPs: Colli Bolognesi Pignoletto DOCG, Colli Martani DOC.

In a nutshell

Alternative Names and Subvarieties: Alionzina, Grechetto Bianco, Pulcinculo, Rebola; formerly known as Pignoletto in Emilia Romagna (prior to the establishment of the Pignoletto DOC in 2014)

Best Known For: Orvieto

Where Grown: Predominantly in Umbria (47%) and Emilia Romagna (46%)

Vineyard Area: 3,209 ha (7,925 acres)

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