An Introduction to Grechetto
Grechetto is a white grape of Greek origin that is most commonly found in Umbria where it is blended with other grapes to make Orvieto. Over the last 20 years, the reputation of Grechetto has improved tremendously and it is now regarded as one of the finest grapes in central Italy. The Grechetto vine is low yielding and able to produce concentrated flavors. On its own it produces a wine with richness and whose defining characteristics are hazelnut together with apple, pear and white flowers.