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Il Famoso Grottino Marche Bianco, Bruscia 2015

Country: Italy
Region: Marche
Type: White
Producer: Bruscia
Grape: Famoso
Bottle Size: 75cl
Vintage: 2015
Alcohol: 13.5%

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The Il Famoso grape is (ironically) rather rare. There are only around 12 hectares of the vine were known about in Emilia-Romagna, and another four in the Marches, planted by Bruscia. Stylistically the wine has similarities to Greco di Tufo and Viognier, although not as floral.

Press Note:

DECANTER TOP 25 UNDER £20, May 2016: "Forget Pinot Grigio - the rare ancient grape Famoso seems to be making a comeback. It's not surprising when it offers so much: spring blossom, apricot and spice in the glass. It is aromatic - think Viognier - but slightly more restrained, with good texture and weight lifted by a spine of acidity. 90 points"

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