Group of a dozen unrelated varieties, including some red ones. Most important:

  • Greco: Campanian variety. Wines are full bodied, oily, tannic; deep yellow. Ageworthy. Aromas & flavors: Yellow flowers, honey, peach, pear, tropical fruit. Best DOP: Greco di Tufo DOCG.
  • Greco Bianco: Calabrian variety; biotype of Malvasia di Lipari. Best DOP: Greco di Bianco DOC.

In a nutshell

Alternative Names and Subvarieties: Greco Bianco

Best Known For: Greco di Tufo

Where Grown: Primarily in Campania (61%) and Calabria (25%)

Vineyard Area: 1,604 ha (3,962 acres)

Denominations that use this grape variety

Majority Component in One or More Wines of:

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