Arnaldo-Caprai Grecante Grechetto 2015 is a wine with a healthy acidity, not a great deal of fruit but what there is citrus-zesty with maybe a hint of spiciness. It has a bitter finish that made me think it might be a nice wine for some cheeses--nothing too rich, nothing hard but maybe something creamy.
This is one of those wines with a "weird" name that is nothing that will freak out the average American wine drinker. It is, as most grapes are, its own thing but it does not fall so far outside the taste profile the average wine drinker finds in their favorite wines. This is nothing a Chablis (a cold weather French chardonnay) drinker would find unappealing. I am not saying this is LIKE those wines? But that there is enough crossover where there might be some appeal. It also has some qualities in common with Muscadet (melon de bourgone).
This grape is used more in blends than as a varietal wine (a wine made of a single grape...at least mostly). You will find it in wines such as Orvieto blended with the ubiquitous Italian white, trebbiano (known as ugni blanc in France and used in cognac). It is found in central Italy, specifically Umbria. This wine comes from Colli Martani in that region. It is also blended with chardonnay (not shocking), verdello and malvasia. There is even a sweet wine that uses the grape in a blend. The name of the wine and its
This is a wine that costs around $17 a bottle but it should last for some time given its acidity. Feel free to grab a few and keep them around.