Verdicchio di Matelica D.O.C.

Our Matelica Verdicchio DOC wine is obtained entirely from grapes Verdicchio. The grapes are harvested by hand, it is transported immediately to the cellar where, after a soft pressing, pressed directly with horizontal presses to separate the juice from the skins. The must is lowered in temperature to separate parts fecciose and then sent to ferment controlling the temperature that never exceeds 20 ° C. All winery operations are aimed at enhancing the best features of the vine through the utmost respect of the grapes. Verdicchio of Matelica is a vine that requires extraordinary attention in the processing because of the sensitivity of their skin, but then gives musts and wines with cloth and enviable body supported by the high acidity and alcoholic richness that allow a remarkable longevity, the latter feature rare for white wines.

Appellation Verdicchio di Matelica DOC
Zone Matelica
Vineyard Extension 17 ha
Number of plants/hectare 3300
Average production for plants (Kg) 2,7/3,0
Blend Verdicchio 100%
Vineyard age (year of planting) 1978, 1983, 1988, 2016
Soil type Calcarous, clayey
Exposure Sud/ Sud-Ovest
Vinification and ageing White Vinification, cold decantation of the must, fermentation in glazed cement vats with temperature control (under 20°C), refined in bottle for 2 months.
Color Pale straw yellow with green reflections
Flavour Full body, savory, fresh, quite balanced
Nose Intense, typical, white flowers, green apple
Average no. bottles/year 60.000/100.000
Recommended serving temperature (degrees ° C) 8-10 °C
Alcohol 13-13,5% Vol.
Yield in grapes/hectare ( 90/100

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Main reviews / awards

Vintage 2018: Tre bicchieri (Vini d'Italia 2020)
Vintage 2016: 2 bicchieri rossi, Gold Gilbert & Gaillard, Vino quotidiano
Vintage 2013: 90 pts - Decanter - T. Hyland
Vintage 2011 : Decanter Asia Wine Award - Commended

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