||Grechetto, Trebbiano Toscano
||The ORVIETO Controlled Designation of Origin was recognized in 1971 and in the last forty years, it has had an extraordinary growth both quantitative and qualitative: Orvieto is today one of the best known Italian white wines in the world and alone represents about three quarters of the production of DOC wine from Umbria. The area DOC it is subdivided into Orvieto Classic, which represents the area around the tuff cliff on which the city of Orvieto and its surroundings is located, and in Orvieto, which completes it to the north and south. The geological components of the territory - of volcanic origin - combined with the favorable and peculiar microclimate that distinguishes the valleys of the Paglia and the lower Tiber, are the basis of the oenological fortunes that have been one with the city since time immemorial. It is no coincidence, in fact, that Orvieto is one of the few cities in the world whose name coincides with that of its local wine.
||Second week of September.
||The grapes, Procanico and Grechetto, were harvested separately and then de-stemmed and pressed in a very soft way. The must obtained was cooled to a temperature of 10 ° C, to favor its natural clarification, and subsequently transferred to stainless steel tanks, where the alcoholic fermentation at a temperature not top at 18 ° C
||The wine was then stored in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 10 ° C. The processing in small masses, just before bottling, allowed the wine to remain fresh and fragrant.