The white grape comes from Italy, Synonyms are Bianchetta Montecchiese, Greco delle Marche, Greco Maceratino, Maceratese, Matelicano, Montecchiese, Ribona, Uva Stretta, Verdicchio Marino and Verdicchio Tirolese. According to DNA analysis There is no relation to the varieties Grechetto di Orvieto. Greco. Greco Bianco and Trebbiano Toscano although that seems to suggest some synonyms. However, there is a close relationship with the variety Verdicchio Bianco, The medium to late-ripening, high-yielding vine yields acid-stressed wines of straw-yellow color with almond flavor. She is in the region Brands grown in the provinces of Ancona, Ascoli and Macerata. Among other things, she is in DOC wine Colli Maceratesi authorized. In 2010, an acreage of 177 hectares was reported with increasing tendency (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service