Grechetto

An ancient grape that belongs to the Umbrian tradition. A fresh and young wine chracterized by deep and lasting fruity flavours and mineral flavours. It’s the result of a scrupulous selection in the vineyard and the strong personality of our land.

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Classification: Umbria I.G.T.

Grape varieties: 100% Grechetto

Average production per year: 7000

Altitudine dei vigneti: 300 metres a.s.l.

Soil typology: Stony soil of medium texture

Training system: Spurred cordon

Production per hectare: 60 Q.li

Planting density: 4000 plants per hectare

Harvest period: Second decade of September

Maturation and aging: In steel

Alcohol content: 13,5% Vol.

Colour: Straw yellow with gold sparkle

Nose: Clean and pleasing aromas of apple and peach followed by aromas of hawthorn, pear and anise

Palate: Good correnspondence to the nose, fresh mineral and well balanced, good body, intense flavors. The finish is persistent with flavors of apple, pear and plum

Food Pairing: Good with “summer” but also “winter” pairing thanks to its persistent body and its alcool content. I suggest it paired with white legumes, with dried broad beans, with our typical beans of the Trasimeno Lake we get also a pleasant chromatic effect. First courses with white meat or vegetables, blue cheese, soft and cream cheese served with peach jam or pear compotes. Perfect with white meat like rabbit or chicken meat with green olives.

Marilena Badolato

Ideal service temperature: 10-12°C