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Greco Bianco

The white grape probably comes from Italy, Synonyms are Greco Bianco di Cosenza, Greco Bianco di Rogliano, Pecorello Bianco and Pecorino. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Albanella. Greco. Grechetto di Orvieto (Grechetto Bianco), Guardavalle (Greco Bianco di Cirò), Maceratino. Malvasia di Lipari (Greco Bianco di Gerace), Pecorello. Pecorino or Rossetto (Greco Giallo). According to an unverifiable hypothesis, it is said to have already been introduced by the Greeks in southern Italy in the 7th or 8th century. She is especially in Calabria common where they are in the DOC wines Ciro. Greco di Bianco. Lamezia. Melissa. Sant'Anna di Isola Capo Rizzuto. Savuto, and Terre di Cosenza is allowed. Others are capri and Fiano di Avellino (Campania), Cori (Lazio), Del Molise (Molise) Frascati (Lazio) and Matera (Basilikata). In 2010, 1,604 hectares of vineyards were reported with a strong upward trend .; Ten years earlier, it had been only 660 (Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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