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Greco Bianco

The white grape variety probably comes from Italy, Synonyms are Greco Bianco di Cosenza, Greco Bianco di Rogliano, Pecorello Bianco and Pecorino. Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with 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) can be confused. According to a no longer verifiable hypothesis, it was supposed to have been introduced by the Greeks in southern Italy as early as the 7th or 8th century. It is particularly in Calabria spread 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. More 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 shown with a rapidly increasing trend .; ten years earlier there were only 660 (Kym Anderson ).

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

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