Querciantica Verdicchio

Querciantica Verdicchio

Querciantica Verdicchio

Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Doc Classico

FIRST VINTAGE BOTTLED 2005.

PRODUCTION AREA Vineyards in the original and most ancient area of Castelli di Jesi.

VARIETY Verdicchio monovarietal.

AVERAGE ALTITUDE 100 meters above-sea-level

SOIL TYPE Medium-texture tending to sandy.

TRELLISING SYSTEM Spurred cordon.

DENSITY PER HECTARE 5.000 plants per hectare.

YIELD PER HECTARE 80 quintals of grapes approximately.

YIELD PER GRAPE-VINE 1,5 Kg of grapes approximately.

HARVEST Handpicked, early in the morning or late in the afternoon, grapes are placed in small trays and kept in cold cells before being taken to the winery.

FERMENTATION Verdicchio is made from grapes which are handpicked when they are slightly over ripe. After soft pressing, the must is channelled into cooling containers and brought to 5°C for static decanting. Then it is transferred into steel tanks, and is vinified at controlled temperature to preserve its aromas. The wine matures in steel containers, at controller temperature, until sterile bottling.

SENSORY ANALYSIS

COLOUR Bright straw yellow with greenish hues.

BOUQUET Intense and rich, floral and pleasantly fruity, with vegetal notes of aromatic herbs.

TASTE Balanced, persistent, full and savoury, with a pleasant slightly bitter finish.