The white grape variety 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 relationship 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, productive vine produces acidic wines straw yellow color with almond aroma. It will be in the region Brands grown in the provinces of Ancona, Ascoli and Macerata. Among other things, it is in DOC wine Colli Maceratesi authorized. In 2010 a cultivated area of 177 hectares was shown with increasing tendency (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: MIPAAF - National Vine Certification Service