dei Colli Martani Appellation: DOC (Denominazione di Origine Controllata)
Grechetto is the main autochthonous white varietal of
When blended it is widespread in the Orvieto area, while pure in the Colli Martani whose territory is part of Montefalco.
Grape varietal: 100% Grechetto. Yield per hectare: 60 hL / ha. Harvest: the grapes are handpicked in the third week of September. Vinification: soft pressing, cold static clarification; fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 18°C. Ageing: in stainless steel tanks, on fermentation lees for three months; then in the bottle for three months. Tasting notes: straw yellow in colour. Opens with elegance to the nose: fresh, fruity and floral with notes of citrus, peach, almond and hawthorn blossom. The taste has good structure and is pleasantly fresh. Accompanies: seafood appetisers, salami, fresh cheeses and first courses. Excellent with pulse and cereal soups, savoury pies and fish based dishes. Best period for drinking: within 3-4 years from the harvest. Serving temperature: 10 - 12°C (50 - 53.6°F.). Size: 750 mL bottle.