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Grecco di Renabianca 2012

Grecco di Renabianca 2012
100% Grechetto. Grechetto is the most popular white varietal in Umbria, reflecting the flavors and perfumes of the area. Terre Margaritelli pays homages to this grape with Greco di Renabianca, a one hundred percent pure Grechetto, enriched by a two month aging in French oak barrels. This refinement reinforces the balsamic notes in the bouquet, while on the palate it is powerful with excellent structure. Strong acidity and persistence are the essential characteristics of Greco di Renabianca.

About the Vineyards

The Margaritelli vineyard is located in the center of Umbria and expands over 52 hectares. Established in 1870, the Margaritelli family had a vision to combine family tradition with innovation. It is for this reason that 22 hectares of the vineyard are dedicated to experimental vines, which are then used in a small testing laboratory to explore optimum wine making processes. From the rich clay soil and at an altitude of about 250 meters, the Margaritelli vineyard produces 50,000 bottles of four different Umbrian labels each year.
  • Fact 1:

    The wines are aged in special barrels from sustainably farmed forests in France.

  • Fact 2:

    Around thirty hectares are destined towards the regular production and market, while the other 22 hectares consist of experimental vines.

  • Fact 3:

    Altitude: 200-250 meters. Grown in clay soil.

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