Greco di Tufo DOCG

Feudi di San Gregorio

Pronunciation
GREH-koh dee TWO-foe
Year
Current
Type
White
Winery
Feudi di San Gregorio
Region
Campania
Oenologist
Giuseppe Mongeluzzo, Riccardo Cotarella (consultant)

Overview

Campania is a very historic wine region in southern Italy that is enjoying a great revival of popularity (the major city in the area is Naples). Feudi di San Gregorio is one of the wine industry phenomena in Italy today and they are one of the most talked about wineries. In the last four Gambero Rosso Guides they have racked up eight coveted Tre Bicchieri Awards for various wines in their range. This grape has been famous since classical times. It is also the noblest white grape in southern Italy.

Wine Notes

Grape Variety
100% Greco di Tufo
Vinification
Grapes are crushed and left on the skins for a brief cold soak. Juice undergoes alcoholic fermentation in s s vats. No malolactic fermention.
Aging
3 months in stainless steel tanks then bottled.
Alcohol
13.5%
| Appearance
Deep straw yellow.
| Aroma
Intense and lingering aroma alternates between smooth scents of white fruit and hints of vanilla, fern and mint.
| Taste
Crisp, full on the palate with citrus and a mineral finish. Nice acidity on the finish.
| Serving Suggestions
Ideal with fish dishes, insalata caprese, pastas and risotto

Greco di Tufo DOCG

Suggested Retail:
$32.00
CSPC#:
708590
Available Sizes:
750ml
Bottles Per Case:
6

Reviews

Wine Review Online May 30, 2007 - Ed McCarthy

Firm, almost steely aromas with a touch of anise and honey. Fascinating minerally flavors, resembling a rich, ripe Chablis, but more expressive.