Grechetto Umbria "Poggio dell'Annunziata" Benincasa
Awards and honors
The Poggio dell’Annunziata wine of the agricultural company Benincasa is a prestigious classic product of Umbria. It reminds the local tradition and at the same time it promotes the territory values. It is produced with 100% Grechetto grapes cultivated at east of the Transimeno lake by taking advantages by the optimal sun exposition and the positive winds influence. The selected grapes are softly pressed and the destemmed and they have to macerate for 18 hours. The aging occurs in wood barrels for 6 months which give to the wine a good structure and harmonic scents. The soil is mostly clay with sand coming from the Pleistocene era. The profit is 80 quintals per hectare.
Characteristics of the white Grechetto Umbria "Poggio dell'Annunziata"
The white wine Grechetto dell’Umbria IGT Poggio dell’Annunziata has a satin straw yellow color which gets from the barrels. It has some exotic fruits and honey aromas. The taste is full and typically bitter.
Suggested pairings with this white wine from Umbria
The Grechetto dell’Umbria IGT is perfect with white meats, fresh cheeses soups and cold cuts. It has to be served at 10°-12°C in a wide wine glass.