Argillae Grechetto Umbria IGT 2022 (Umbria, Italy)

Argillae Grechetto Umbria IGT 2022
(Umbria, Italy)

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About the Winery:

Estate owned by: Bonollo Family
Winemaker: Lorenzo Landi
Total acreage of vine: 158 (64 Ha)
Winery Production: 70,000 bts 

About This Wine:

Grechetto is a white grape variety (presumably of Greek origin) that is widely planted in central Italy, but especially in Umbria. Mostly used as an ingredient in Orvieto, it is now also very often made as a varietal wine full of character.

Vineyard appellation: Umbria IGT
Vineyard size: 2 Ha
Soil composition: Calcareous and clay
Training method: Spurred cordon
Elevation: 300 m a.s.l.
Exposure: East/West
Vines/hectare: 3300/Ha
Age: 15-18 years
Harvest time: September
First vintage: 2006
Production: 15,000 bottles

Varietal composition: 100% Grechetto
Fermentation container: Stainless steel tanks
Type of aging container: Stainless steel tanks
Length of aging before bottle: 4-5 months
Length of bottle aging: 1 month

Alcohol: 13 %
Residual sugar: 1 g/L
Acidity: 4.8 g/L
Dry extract: 19.9 g/L

Tasting Notes:

  • COLOR: This wine presents a dark straw yellow color.
  • NOSE: The nose is intense and forward with an almond and mineral flavor, full expression of the intriguing aromas so typical of the Grechetto grape.
  • FLAVOR:A sense-warming and harmonious tasting experience dovetails perfectly into the aftertaste sensations released by the terroir.

Ratings & Reviews

Wine Spectator:

 "Light-bodied and fresh, with pear, grapefruit pith, fresh herb and mineral notes. Drink now. 15,000 cases made, 150 cases imported." – AN (Jan 2024)