DNA evidence has shown that the grape variety known as Pignoletto of Emilia Romagna is genetically the same as Grechetto di Todi. The term Pignoletto is now properly used only as a place-name in the context for the Colli Bolognesi Pignoletto DOCG and Pignoletto DOC, while the grape is called Grechetto.

Alternative Names and Subvarieties: Alionzina, Grechetto Gentile