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VERDICCHIO CLASSICO

Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC Classico

12,5-13,5% vol

Service temperature:  10-12°C

Grapes: Verdicchio
Type of wine: Bianco secco


Harvest:
Manual harvest when the right balance between acids, sugars and pH is reached, usually between the end of September and the beginning of October.
Winemaking:

Wine of great varietal expression. In the mouth, taste confirms the smell sensations developing in balance between freshness and savour. It is fine and persistent with a lingering almond aftertaste.

Verdicchio vineyards are located in the hilly hinterland of central Le Marche. Soil consistency is medium tending to clayey, with southwest exposure. “Vinification” goes through various phases: pressing of clusters, extraction of grape must, cleaning of the must followed by static and cold decantation, and thermo-controlled fermentation. Refinement period lasts three months in steel and two months in bottle.

Colour: Straw yellow with greenish reflections.
Perfume: Ample and persistent expression of white flowers, white fruit and citrus fruit with a mineral note.
Flavour: A very drinkable, pleasant wine that is balanced, sapid, harmonic and fresh, with a lingering almond aftertaste.

Pairings:
Deal with hot and cold appetizers, first courses in white sauces and mushroom-based dishes, plus seafood.


Vendemmia:

NORMALE

It is the traditional harvest, taking place in the months of September and October, allowing a harvesting with the right balance of sugar and acids in the wine produced.